Religion News Service: Many moments ago -- two millennia or so -- all this was called "Gnosticism," which never left our cultures, and returns in newly marketable forms, Martin Marty says.
The (London) Guardian: For centuries, bells have served as prompts for us to become a better version of ourselves. But their days appear numbered, Giles Fraser says.
NPR: The clergy speaking at Donald Trump's inauguration have mostly non-mainstream theological or political positions. No Muslim or mainline Protestant will speak, but the prosperity gospel will be heard.
Episcopal News Service: Washington National Cathedral's participation in upcoming presidential inauguration has stirred concern in parts of the Episcopal Church, but leaders see role as urging unity and prayer.