Does Jesus really love me?: A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage in Search of God in America

Book Cover
Average Rating
Author:
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description

Does Jesus Really Love Me?: A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage in Search of God in America is part memoir and part investigative analysis that explores the explosive and confusing intersection of faith, politics, and sexuality in Christian America.

The quest to find an answer is at the heart of Does Jesus Really Love Me?--a personal journey of belief, an investigation, and a portrait of a faith and a nation at odds by award-winning reporter Jeff Chu.

From Brooklyn to Nashville to California, from Westboro Baptist Church and their "God Hates Fags" protest signs, to the pioneering Episcopalian bishop Mary Glasspool--who proclaims a message of liberation and divine love, Chu captures spiritual snapshots of Christian America at a remarkable moment, when tensions between both sides in the culture wars have rarely been higher.

Funny and heartbreaking, perplexing and wise, Does Jesus Really Love Me? is an intellectual, emotional, and spiritual pilgrimage that reveals a nation in crisis.

Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780062049735
9780062359308
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID ed1cd7de-d4e7-5936-5254-d676a51724ea
Grouping Title does jesus really love me a gay christians pilgrimage in search of god in america
Grouping Author chu jeff
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-16 09:54:40AM
Last Indexed 2018-08-16 09:56:21AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Jeff Chu
author_display Jeff Chu
available_at_catalog Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Main Kids, Main Library, Southeast
collection_catalog Non-Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Hermitage - Adult Non-Fiction, Main Library - Adult Non-Fiction, Southeast - Adult Non-Fiction
display_description A writer for Time magazine, after coming out to his parents as a gay man, documents his personal journey, from Brooklyn to California, to discover the God forbidden to him because of his sexuality and understand what the diverse followers of Christ believe about homosexuality. An intellectual, emotional, and spiritual pilgrimage that reveals a nation in crisis.
format_catalog Book, eBook
format_category_catalog Books, eBook
id ed1cd7de-d4e7-5936-5254-d676a51724ea
isbn 9780062049735, 9780062359308
item_details ils:CARL0000406801|35192043947799|Main Library - Adult Non-Fiction|261.8357 C55916d|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000406801|35192043947807|Hermitage - Adult Non-Fiction|261.8357 C55916d|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||HM||, ils:CARL0000406801|35192045397944|Southeast - Adult Non-Fiction|261.8357 C55916d|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||SE||, ils:CARL0000406801|FF00069903|Hillsboro High - Teen Non-Fiction|305 CHU|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||66435||, ils:CARL0000406801|QQ00189650|Antioch High - Teen Non-Fiction|261.83 CHU|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||60110||, overdrive:08883b5d-ddf6-42da-96a4-f26470ca68d4|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Checked Out||||
itype_catalog , Book
last_indexed 2018-08-16T14:56:21.166Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog 261.8357 C55916d
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Main Kids, Main Library, Southeast
primary_isbn 9780062049735
publishDate 2013, 2014
record_details ils:CARL0000406801|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Harper,|c2013.|x, 353 p. ; 24 cm., overdrive:08883b5d-ddf6-42da-96a4-f26470ca68d4|eBook|eBook||English|HarperCollins|2014|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:08883b5d-ddf6-42da-96a4-f26470ca68d4 -1 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
ils:CARL0000406801 35192043947799 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000406801 35192043947807 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000406801 35192045397944 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
subject_facet Christian gays -- United States, Christianity -- United States, Chu, Jeff, Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianity, Homosexuality -- United States
title_display Does Jesus really love me? : a gay Christian's pilgrimage in search of God in America
title_full Does Jesus Really Love Me? A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage in Search of God in America, Does Jesus really love me? : a gay Christian's pilgrimage in search of God in America / Jeff Chu
title_short Does Jesus really love me? :
title_sub A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage in Search of God in America
topic_facet Christian gays, Christianity, Chu, Jeff, Gay/Lesbian, Homosexuality, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Religious aspects, Sociology