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Friday, July 29, 2005

A Progressive Christian: What do Progressive Christians Believe? Common Elements In Three Approaches (Updated)

Progressive Christianity is in the endless-mission-statement-writing phase of its existence. No Longer Silent has the admirable Phoenix Affirmations, and CrossLeft is in the process of writing its own. Another brilliant endeavor lately from a postmodern blogger on the Christian Left here:

The public stereotype of Christianity must change; what I value in Christianity is in danger of being lost, as Christianity, as portrayed on television, resurrects the heartless, rule-based purity culture that Jesus himself rejected.