Martin Marty

"Marty" is one of the most prominent interpreters of religion and culture today. Author of more than 50 books, he is also a speaker, columnist, pastor, and teacher, having been a professor of religious history for 35 years at the University of Chicago.

Stories by Martin Marty
Measuring religious representation on the court

Score-keepers readying themselves for the forthcoming summer’s Armageddon-level Senate debates over the next Supreme Court appointment find plenty of skirmishing … Continued

Listening to Hebrew prophets or false prophets?

(Originally published in Sightings) Are 68.1 million Americans connected with a Communist front movement? Yes, if they are Roman Catholic. … Continued

Good heavens, and bad ones

Q:What is your vision of heaven? What images – from Scripture, tradition, culture or your personal experience – best describe … Continued

Many Kinds of Faith, Many Kinds of Doubt

Part 11 of the OnFaith Forum “Disbelief in the Pulpit.”

U.S. foreign policy has “got religion’ — accidentally

Q: The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is recommending that the U.S. government develop a strategy to make religion ‘integral’ … Continued

Christians are being persecuted, but not here

Christians, who through the centuries have often been persecutors, in our time often are persecutees. Those of us who try … Continued