The Fear of Renewal by Mark Tooley

The Fear of Renewal

Seminary Event Blasts Mainline Reform Groups

by Mark Tooley

An October 19, 2000 conference at Union Theological Seminary in New York City spotlighted the “threat” posed to “mainline Christianity” and “fundamental democratic freedoms” by conservative renewal groups within mainline churches.

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Mark Tooley directs the United Methodist committee of the Institute on Religion and Democracy (www.ird-renew.org) in Washington, D.C.

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