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The mainline tradition has produced angry polemicists like Frank Schaeffer, but also insightful and orthodox scholars like Thomas Oden. So in the spirit of healthy ecumenical dialogue, here are three things conservative Protestants can learn from their mainline brothers and sisters. One need not subscribe to liberationist theology to appreciate churches that consciously resist the deification of material prosperity.

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Contemporary controversies surrounding religious freedom in America may, however, be reviving a long-dormant sense of ecclesia contra mundum among evangelicals—and ironically, theological conservatives in the cultural minority may learn valuable strategic lessons from those with whom they may doctrinally disagree. Second, mainline Protestantism has been particularly overt in articulating a comprehensive theological approach to the created environment.

As above, no doubt the substance of non-mainline Protestant perspectives on environmental issues would differ dramatically from the substance of mainline views, but there is much to be said for opening up constructive discussions in this domain.

Finally, mainline Protestantism has been quicker than evangelicalism to engage in ecumenical and international dialogue across longstanding boundaries. This dialogue need not entail formal Eucharistic fellowship, but simply the recognition that members of other denominations are sincere Christians seeking Christ in good faith.


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