Bishop Gene Robinson

God Believes in Love: Straight Talk
About Gay Marriage

Random House

St. Paul’s United Church of Christ

2335 N. Orchard (at the corner of
Fullerton and Orchard)

www.spucc.org

Opposition to same-sex marriage from
the conservative Right rests primarily on the claim that the practice
is prohibited by Christian beliefs and values. In God Believes in
Love
, openly gay New Hampshire Episcopalian Bishop Gene Robinson
shows that this logic is inherently wrong. A vital tool for anyone
who is grappling with what they believe their religious faith demands
and what they know about the gay people in their lives, God
Believes in Love
addresses several key questions:

• What’s wrong with civil unions?

• Does gay marriage undermine
marriage?

• What if my religion doesn’t
believe in gay marriage

• Doesn’t the Bible condemn
homosexuality?

In a culturally polarized election
year, God Believes in Love will help readers of all stripes
and convictions better understand why full marriage equality is so
important and why it is a violation of civil rights to deny access to
marriage because of sexual orientation. More so, that the struggle
for marriage equality is not about denying religious freedom. It is
about commitment, compassion, acceptance, and the right to love.

This event is hosted by Women &
Children First and is being held at St. Paul’s United Church of
Christ. (We thank St. Paul’s for their enthusiastic support of this
event.) Books will be available for sale on-site, but to avoid long
lines that night, we encourage you to buy your book from us in
advance. Drop by the store, order by phone (773-769-9299), or order
online at www.womenandchildrenfirst.com. You can either pick up your
copy at the event or ahead of time at the store (anytime after the
book publishes on Sept. 18th). A numbered ticket will be issued when
you purchase your book, which will determine your place in the
signing line.

First-come, first-served parking is
located a half block from the church at the old Children’s Memorial
Hospital parking garage.

Event date: 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
2335 N. Orchard
St. Paul’s United Church of Christ
Chicago
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$24.00
ISBN: 9780307957887
Availability: Special Order
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - September 18th, 2012

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