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I Miss the Old Left at Prayer

posted on August 20, 2012

The American Conservative’s Rod Dreher praises “the Religious Left we used to have in this country, not the gaggle of twee narcissists we too often have now.” Dreher’s chief example of today’s narcissistic Religious Left is the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), an organization that Dreher believes “is not an organization that is interested in honest self-examination, much less following Jesus Christ in the Catholic faith.” “The tragedy of the LCWR is also the tragedy of religious liberalism,” writes Dreher, “which, having severed itself from a creative but genuine commitment to the Bible and the Christian tradition, finds itself dissipating into nothingness.”

Read at The American Conservative