For the Bible Tells Me So: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

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October 17, 2016
5:30PM - 8:00PM
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University Hall 014

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Add to Calendar 2016-10-17 17:30:00 2016-10-17 20:00:00 For the Bible Tells Me So: Film Screening and Panel Discussion As part of The Center for the Study of Religion at The Ohio State University's Symposium on Religion and Sexuality Post-Obergefell, please join us for a screening of Daniel Karslake's 2007 documentary For the Bible Tells Me So. This film examines the experiences of five Christian families as they grapple with the interaction between their faith and their own gay children. The documentary features interviews with former House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt, Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson, Bishop Desmond Tutu, Harvard's Peter Gomes, Orthodox Rabbi Steve Greenberg and Reverend Jimmy Creech. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion introduced and moderated by Professor Cynthia Burack (Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies) and including Seth Josephson (Comparative Studies), Kati Fitzgerald (Comparative Studies), & Anthony Tenney (Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies).Event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available. University Hall 014 Center for the Study of Religion religion@osu.edu America/New_York public
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As part of The Center for the Study of Religion at The Ohio State University's Symposium on Religion and Sexuality Post-Obergefell, please join us for a screening of Daniel Karslake's 2007 documentary For the Bible Tells Me So. This film examines the experiences of five Christian families as they grapple with the interaction between their faith and their own gay children. The documentary features interviews with former House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt, Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson, Bishop Desmond Tutu, Harvard's Peter Gomes, Orthodox Rabbi Steve Greenberg and Reverend Jimmy Creech. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion introduced and moderated by Professor Cynthia Burack (Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies) and including Seth Josephson (Comparative Studies), Kati Fitzgerald (Comparative Studies), & Anthony Tenney (Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies).

Event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available.