steeplejacking love

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  • Maybe the word steeplejacking is well-known among Christians today, but then I am not a Christian.

    Mr Wang Says So

  • I learned a new word today - "steeplejacking" - how interesting.

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  • 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 voices and take control of America's historic mainline denominations.

    Mr Wang Says So

  • An extraordinary look inside the battle for religion in America, Steeplejacking: How the Christian Right Is Hijacking Mainstream Religion (Ig Publishing) is an insider account by two ministers, John Dorhauer and Sheldon Culver, that shows how a strident theocratic minority is attacking — or "steeplejacking" — mainstream churches in order to eliminate progressive voices and take control of the churches.

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  • The main Krazy Kristian steeplejacking organization mostly leaves us alone, for some reason.

    Stupak and the bishops, the bishops and me

  • Talk to Action contributor John Dorhauer alerted me to a situation in Singapore that some people had found to be analogous to steeplejacking that he has written about here.

    Talk To Action

  • An introductory post on steeplejacking in Singapore after the attempted takeover of a woman's NGO and a summary of recent updates. ......

    Talk To Action

  • It's Back -- Randy Forbes Reintroduces His Religious Heritage Week Resolution Talk to Action contributor John Dorhauer alerted me to a situation in Singapore that some people had found to be analogous to steeplejacking that ......

    Talk To Action

  • His comment: "Mr Wang, I am concerned over the steeplejacking that we've witnessed here in Singapore, especially when COOS has links to notorious steeplejacking organisations in America and Australia (eg Joel's Army,

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  • Subversion of Churches by Theocratic religious groups who could not gain much if their agenda was open. They use many of what has been thought of as Communist Subversion techniques.

    There is more detail here.

    August 4, 2008

  • Great neologism! I know that a steeplejack was a person who climbed such towers to repair them, but I've never heard of this form of the word.

    October 9, 2007

  • The takeover of a mainstream religious denomination by a group of radical extremists. Coined, as far as I can tell, by this book.

    October 9, 2007