Religion News Service: Anti-Semitic incidents spiked during and immediately after the Charlottesville protests. The report also finds a troubling number of incidents in schools and colleges.
The Washington Post: The recent decision to remove the memorials at Christ Church in Alexandria, Va. -- as well as their forebears' decision to put them up in the first place -- disregards the true purpose of Christians' commemoration of the dead.
Religion & Politics: Art objects are rarely simple, and once they've taken hold, their absence too can retain power and a symbolic kind of presence. And like phantom limbs, they can still cause pain.
Quartz: If going to church called for sweatbands instead of prayer books, salsa music in the place of scripture, and a near-insane amount of neon, it might look something like this.
The Economist: Faith and investment seek a new partnership.