The Wanderer

"As I walked through the wilderness of this world . . ."

Religious celebrity narcissism

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Who are these narcissistic, self-expansive celebrities “leaders?” You’ll know them by how they set up mini-empires around themselves (with dot coms, conferences, etc.) and (and this is an important “and”) how they respond to criticism and challenge. In an age of celebrity Christianity, narcissistic leaders are running wild and free while being supported by others who care more about their topical content than their narcissistic affects on others.

Why do think [sic] narcissistic leaders are so appealing to young conservative Protestants in the 20s and 30s?

Read the whole insightful piece (which could do with a touch of editing) here.

Written by Jeremy Walker

Tuesday 14 August 2012 at 09:21

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