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National Council of Churches

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The '''National Council of Churches''' is the United States wing of the [[World Council of Churches]] and a key part of the [[Ecumenical Movement]]. The NCC is known for left-wing advocacy, especially around issues of [[race]], [[feminism]], [[homosexual]] issues, [[immigration]], and support for [[Communist]] dictators and left-wing revolutionary movements in the [[Third World]].{{fact}} They are also known for mainly [[modernist]] views on Christian [[theology]] (as . As such, the [[Southern Baptist Convention]], the largest American Protestant denomination which holds to conservative theology, is not a member).
Along with the [[Center for Democratic Renewal]] they were a key player in the [[black church-burning hoax]] of the late 1990s.<ref>Wilcox, Laird. ''The Watchdogs''. Olathe, KS; Editorial Research Service, 1999, pp. 69-70.</ref>
==History==
Originally, the National Council of Churches called itself [[Federal Council of Churches]],<ref>[http://nationalcouncilofchurches.us/about/history.php History]</ref> but changed its name in 1950 when it merged with other left -leaning church organizations.<ref>[http://library.columbia.edu/content/dam/libraryweb/locations/burke/fa/wab/ldpd_8631339.pdf National Council of Churches Records, 1948 - 1973]</ref>
From the beginning, the National Council of Churches was inspired by the [[Social Gospel]].<ref>{{cite book|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=Y5rZw3B4pw0C&pg=PA290|title=The Social Gospel: Religion and Reform in Changing America|date=1976|publisher=Temple University Press}}</ref>
==References==
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[[Category:Political Organizations]]
[[Category:Christian Organizations]]
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