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Are Liberals Too “Special” to Go to Church?

Are Liberals Too “Special” to Go to Church?

According to Chadley Stern and researchers from New York University in November’s issue of Psychological Science, the “desire to feel unique can undermine consensus, cohesion, and mobilization.” For Elizabeth Drescher in her story at Religion Dispatches, the “liberal illusion of uniqueness” also may have significant consequences for a decline in the stability of liberal or progressive Christian congregations.


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I don’t know about that. It’s a theory, I suppose. In our liberal church, we must have all decided to be unique together.

Mary English Morrison

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