The problem is that this theory does not fit reality. All who have encountered other denominations and other cultures with the intention of influencing from within by way of cooperation become the influenced rather than the influencer. From individuals like Matisyahu and such to institutions like YCT to movements or parts of them like left wing MO. Even some outreach workers have changed in appearance and level of observance because they did not maintain healthy distance while cultivating healthy engagement.
Comment by Rivka Gornall Leiner — November 4, 2013 @ 6:18 AM