C19

Coronavirus | religious ethics

COVID-19 and the Limits of Utilitarianism

Why our usual method for deliberating about policy decisions is failing us right now

June 11, 2020
liberty

politics | religious ethics

Liberty Divided

Exploring the battle over one of the nation's founding ideals

May 25, 2020
Pale Rider

apocalyptic theology | religious ethics | Coronavirus

Plagues and the Pale Rider: Our Present Apocalypse

How ancient religious themes can help us make sense of the global pandemic and its socioeconomic fallout

April 27, 2020
CV

Coronavirus | Myth | religious ethics

Pan-Nemesis: COVID-19 and Beyond

Do religious myths have anything to teach us during this present crisis?

March 23, 2020
x

democracy | religious ethics

The Vulnerability and Resilience of Democracy

Is a more vibrant, emancipatory, and equitable democracy possible?

February 13, 2020
Suleimani

Iran | Just War | religious ethics | Donald Trump

General Suleimani, U.S. Policy, and Jus ad Vim

Why we need a better way of talking about the use of “force short of war”

January 9, 2020
nagasaki

Iran | religious ethics

How War Bypasses Morality

Examining how wartime decisions often end up violating our ethical beliefs about war

January 6, 2020
conscience

conscientious objectors | religious freedom | religious ethics

Conscience: Its Use and Abuse

How John Henry Newman helps us guard against the political abuse of conscience for religious beliefs

December 5, 2019
Trump

democracy | Donald Trump | religious ethics

Sharpiegate, or the Origins and Ends of Democracy

What does #Sharpiegate teach us about the place of religion in the future, or the end, of democracy?

September 23, 2019

Christmas | War on Christmas | Myth | religious ethics

A Season of Myths, Part Two

Ed. Note: Sightings will be on “holiday hiatus” until Monday, January 7. We would like to thank our readers and contributors for their continued support and engagement this past year, and we look forward to bringing you more of the very best commenta...

December 24, 2018