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Wednesday, March 05, 2008

More Resources Regarding the IRD

Thanks to Mystical Seeker for linking to this article in the Public Eye. Churches Under Seige: Exposing the Right's Attack on Mainline Protestantism by John Dorhauer.

Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer is a staffmember of the United Church of Christ's Missouri Mid-South Conference and coauthor of Steeplejacking: How the Christian Right is Highjacking Mainstream Religion.

Lew Daly wrote
A Moment to Decide: The Crisis in Mainstream Presbyterianism. This is a must read for Presbyterians.

Thanks to Doug King at The Witherspoon Society. The Witherspoon Society has been posting about the IRD for over a decade. Here is a link for various reviews and comments on Lewis Daly's book.

Witherspoon also has some more links regarding newer strategies by the IRD.

Debbie Berkley, who has commented on this blog, took issue with NY Times article about the IRD. Witherspoon published her critique.

This is a helpful set of articles as well. I urge you to take some time and check these out.