Religion News Service: On the growing list of ways the "outsiders" election of 2016 is upsetting conventional political wisdom, here's a new entry: A contender's lack of strong faith is not the deal breaker it once was for voters.
Macleans: From Kendrick Lamar to formerly young Jeezy, more and more big-name rappers are willing to explicitly discuss their faith on the record.
Deseret News: Jesus, take the radio dial: Country music's evolving relationship with religion
Baptist News Global: This election year we seem obsessed with us against them; we just can't agree on who "they" are or which "us" is us, says Bill Leonard.
The (London) Guardian: The request for clemency by one of the key architects of the Holocaust is a grim reminder: being ordinary is no protection against doing great evil, says Giles Fraser.
Harvard Business Review: What Renaissance Italy can teach us about innovation.