Going to Heaven: The Life and Election of Bishop Gene Robinson
"Gene Robinson is the first openly gay bishop in Christendom and his election has set off a worldwide firestorm of reaction. Robinson wore a bulletproof vest to his consecration and has been subjected to death threats for the past several years. However, Robinson's election has also elicited an outpouring of goodwill - everyone from Ellen DeGeneres and Matthew Shepard's mother to Archbishop Desmond Tutu has spoken in support of him - and his efforts to articulate a vision of inclusion, tolerance and social justice have been honored with numerous awards including the Leadership Award from the National Gay & Lesbian Taskforce and the Equality Award from the Human Rights Campaign." "In these pages, Elizabeth Adams seeks to understand the man and the circumstances that have provoked these disparate reactions. Based on extensive interviews with Bishop Robinson and the people around him, Going to Heaven depicts a man who is, as he puts it, "neither the angel nor the devil some would make me out to be.""--BOOK JACKET.
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