Sightings Articles

transgender | public theology | Donald Trump | LGBTQ

Male, Female, and Transgender: Notes from Theological Anthropology

Scripture, tradition, reason, and experience do not speak univocally.

November 8, 2018

public theology

Mute Religion

The title “Sightings” might lead readers to imagine that these columns are solely interested in visual appearances of religions, say, placards at protests, in the cinema or theater, and so forth. But today we ponder the auditory “appearance” of relig...

October 22, 2018

An American Conscience | Martin Heinecken | Millennials | public theology | Reinhold Niebuhr

Niebuhr and the Situation

Millennials are often accused of whatever particular accusers want to assign to their victims of choice. One charge, among so many others, is that they do not know or care about history. Teachers of undergraduates note how frequently they find their ...

April 3, 2017