Steeplejacking

How the Christian Right Is Hijacking Mainstream Religion by Sheldon Culver

Publisher: Ig Publishing

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Christianity,
  • 21st century,
  • History,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Christian Church - Church Administration,
  • Christian Life - Political Issues,
  • Religion, Politics & State,
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • General,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Christian conservatism,
  • Church controversies,
  • Religious right,
  • United States

Edition Notes

ContributionsMichelle Goldberg (Foreword), Frederick Clarkson (Introduction)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11833049M
ISBN 10097719728X
ISBN 109780977197286
OCLC/WorldCa105439054

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“A how-to manual for progressive Christians who want to reclaim the church from intolerant, extremist factions. An important book.”—Julia Scheeres, author of Jesus Land: A Memoir An unprecedented look inside the battle for religion in America, Steeplejacking: How the Christian Right is Hijacking Mainstream Religion exposes how a strident theocratic minority is attacking—or /5(15).

The book Steeplejacking lists the techniques used to gain dominance in congregations so that under the guidance of the conservative cabal, the congregation can vote themselves into independence and thus ownership of the church, theologically and legally.

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It is often initiated by marginalizing what a congregation has done or is presently doing in order to coerce it into making radical changes. In their book Steeplejacking: How the Christian Right is Hijacking Mainstream Religion, United Church of Christ associate conference ministers John Dorhauer and Sheldon Culver accused the IRD of encouraging small groups of theologically conservative Christians to divide and then take over their mainline (UCC, Episcopalian and Presbyterian.

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STEEPLEJACKING includes some practical suggestions for recognizing and countering IRD's hostile takover tactics. This book is a must-read, as are Frederick Clarkson's Eternal Hostility: The Struggle Between Theocracy and Democracy Michelle Goldberg's Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism, not only for every mainstream Protestant /5.

He is familiar to IRD as a regular participant in a UCC blog, "Talk to Action," which conspiratorially theorized IRD was "steeplejacking" congregations away from the UCC.

Their exertions even led to a book called Steeplejacking, which outlined the IRD plot to dismantle the UCC. A recent "Talk to Action" blog recalls fondly that Dorhauer. Dorhauer has recently released a book (with fellow UCC minister Sheldon Culver) that purports to blow the cover off IRD’s scheming.

Entitled Steeplejacking: How the Christian Right is Hijacking Mainstream Religion, the book claims to reveal IRD for what it. Caution: Steeplejacking. Ma | Regional Minister Thoughts. Webmaster’s Note: this is a republication of an article with the same name originally published in the November issue of the Kansas Messenger.

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Sheldon Culver and John Dorhauer, two of my clergy colleagues in the United Church of Christ, have just published an important new book that outlines how conservative political organizations are seeking with intention to destroy mainline denominations in an effort.

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An important book.”—Julia Scheeres, author of Jesus Land: A Memoir An unprecedented look inside the battle for religion in America, Steeplejacking: How the Christian Right is Hijacking Mainstream Religion exposes how a strident theocratic minority is attacking—or “steeplejacking”—mainstream churches in order to eliminate progressive.

You bring an important and knowledgable perspective to bear on all this. As you know, there is a great deal of denial about the role of the IRD-tied renewal groups in the mainline churches, and reluctance to recognize that there are agents of disruption, both witting and unwitting in their midst, despite all that has happened over the past two decades or so.

He completed his Doctoral studies in White Privilege and Its Affect on the Church, did extensive travels speaking across the country following the release of his second book, Steeplejacking: How the Christian Right Is Hijacking Mainstream Religion, and was presented with the Shalom Award by the student body at Eden Theological Seminary for his.

An extraordinary look inside the battle for religion in America, Steeplejacking: How the Christian Right is Hijacking Mainstream Religion shows how a strident theocratic minority is attacking-or "steeplejacking"-mainstream churches in order to eliminate progressive voices and take control of the churches.

An insider account by two ministers on the front lines of the United Church of Christ's. This post, written by Lindsay Beyerstein, originally appeared on Majikthise. In their new book Steeplejacking United Church of Christ Ministers.

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Steeplejacking is a coined term that describes the attempt to infiltrate, influence and take-over an existing the corporate world steeplejacking could be compared to a hostile takeover.

It is often initiated by marginalizing what a congregation has done or is presently doing in order to coerce it into making radical changes. Dorhauer will speak about his book at p.m. Saturday tofellow clergy, parishioners, church officers and the public atPilgrim United Church of .Sheldon Culver is the author of Steeplejacking ( avg rating, 24 ratings, 4 reviews, published )/5(4).

There is a great book available on Steeplejacking written by two ministers, Sheldon Culver and John C. Dorhauer of the United Church of Christ—Steeplejacking: How the Christian Right is Hijacking Mainstream Religion.» —“Has Your Church Been Steeplejacked?” Theopalinism Aug. 2, (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary).