Weekend Movie: For the Bible Tells Me So

March 15, 2008 at 1011:45 p.m.Calendar Icon

TimeMarch 15, 2008 at 1011:45 p.m.
Description As part of Diversity Week at Gustavus Adolphus College, the public is invited to attend a free screening of the documentary "For the Bible Tells Me So". This film explores the intersections between Christianity and homosexuality through the stories of five U.S. Christian families who have gay children. Featured families include those of former House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt and Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson. The film is informed by respected voices such as Bishop Desmond Tutu, Harvard's Peter Gomes, Orthodox Rabbi Steve Greenberg and Reverend Jimmy Creech. Phil, Randi and Jacob Reitan (formerly of Mankato, currently of Eden Prairie, MN) are also featured in the film; Phil and Randi will be present at the Friday, March 14 screening as part of an educational panel following the viewing. Screening Times and Locations: 7 p.m. Friday, March 14, in Alumni Hall, Johnson Student Union, followed by an educational panel; 10 p.m. in Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall of Science. 7 and 10 p.m. Saturday, March 15, in Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall of Science. Note: While only the Friday, 7 p.m. showing includes a formal educational panel, staff from the Human Rights Campaign, Gustavus Chaplains' Office, and students from Gustavus Queers and Allies will be present at the other three showings to take questions or comments. More Information: Off-campus movie-goers are welcome at any of the four showings. This film is recommended for an audience of high school age or older -- if you have questions regarding content or audience maturity, please contact the Gustavus Chaplains' Office at 507-933-7446.
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