The Washington Post: "Church hurt" -- the pain sometimes inflicted by religious institutions -- is an increasingly prominent topic of discussion among Christian clergy.
Politico: American politics has a long history of questioning the "real" status of religions -- generally with an eye to stripping their members of Constitutional rights, Stephen Prothero says.
Baptist News Global: Instead of scrambling for facts, people of faith need to embrace truth that remains constant no matter who sits in the oval office, the Rev. Amy Butler says.
Religion & Politics: Rod Dreher's blend of localism, anti-consumerism, and conservative sexual politics can make him seem like a hybrid of Wendell Berry and Pope Benedict XVI, at once skeptical of modern capitalism and opposed to modern sexual mores.
The (London) Guardian: To a new breed of churches, dilapidated neighborhoods are the fallen world - and salvation lies not just in prayer but in pop-ups, vintage shops and bakeries.