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  • Published: [New York, N.Y.] : First Run Features, [2008]
  • Year Published: 2008
  • Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD

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  • 720229913058

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For the Bible tells me so

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Call number: DVD 220.83 Fo

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Originally released in 2007.

Special features: New interviews with Bishop Gene Robinson and director Daniel Karslake; film notes; resource guide.

Interviews: Bishop Gene Robinson, Imogene & Victor Robinson; Brenda, David and Tonia Poteat; Phil, Randi and Jake Reitan; Chrissy, Jane and Dick Gephardt; Mary Lou Wallner; Archbishop Desmond Tutu; Reverend Peter Gomes; Rabbi Brain Zachary Mayer; Reverend Dr. Laurence C. Keene; Reverend Irene Monroe.

Brilliantly reconciles homosexuality and Biblical scripture, and reveals that religious anti-gay bias is based almost solely upon a misinterpretation of the Bible. Through the experiences of five very normal, Christian, American familes - including those of former House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt and Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson - discover how people of faith handle the realization of having a gay child or family member.

DVD, NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.

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Poignant and heartfelt.

A heartfelt documentary about several families in the United States, most of them Christian, who have a family member who is gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. The stories they tell are poignant and sometimes heartbreaking.
I highly recommend this documentary for every person of every faith to watch.
It includes Former Speaker of the US House of Representatives Dick Gephardt and his daughter, Christy, who is a lesbian. It also includes an interview with the first openly gay bishop in the worldwide Episcopal Church, Gene Robinson, and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who was instrumental in ending Apartheid in South Africa.

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