Religious Leftovers by Mark Tooley

Religious Leftovers

How the National Council of Churches Lives Off the Agenda of the Democratic Party

by Mark Tooley

Does the National Council of Churches (NCC) ever disagree with the Democratic Party? The short answer is “not really.” But a longer answer would explain that the NCC, in its political pronouncements and activism, is sometimes more utopian and less grounded in political realities than the Democratic Party.

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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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