Sightings Articles

Zhi sends confucius packing

Confucianism | China | morality | social activism

How Not to Be a Feckless Moral Hustler

A topsy-turvy story from the Zhuangzi shows up the limits of noble intentions...

April 12, 2021

Catholicism | Chicago | Michael Pfleger | social activism | St. Sabina Church | white flight

"Just a Parish Priest"

Assignment: to make sense of this week’s Sightings, please take 15 minutes or so to read Evan Osnos’s New Yorker story from this past winter (see “Resources” below). It focuses on a Chicago Catholic priest who has tended ferociously to the faithful i...

October 3, 2016