Event Date: Tuesday November 13, 2007
Time: 7:30 P.M.
Location: Pound Hall 102, Harvard Law School

Can the love between two people ever be an abomination? Is the chasm separating gays and lesbians and Christianity too wide to cross? Is the Bible an excuse to hate?

Winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the Seattle International Film Festival, Dan Karslake’s provocative, entertaining documentary brilliantly reconciles homosexuality and Biblical scripture, and in the process reveals that Church-sanctioned anti-gay bias is based almost solely upon a significant (and often malicious) misinterpretation of the Bible. As the film notes, most Christians live their lives today without feeling obliged to kill anyone who works on the Sabbath or eats shrimp (as a literal reading of scripture dictates).

Informed by such respected voices as Bishop Desmond Tutu, Harvard’s Peter Gomes, Orthodox Rabbi Steve Greenberg and Reverend Jimmy Creech, For the Bible Tells Me So offers healing, clarity and understanding to anyone caught in the crosshairs of scripture and sexual identity.

HLS Clinical Professor Robert Bordone will facilitate a discussion after the film. Co-sponsored by HLS LAMBDA.

Free pizza and drinks.

Runtime: 99 minutes

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  • I have not heard of this documentary. Thank you for making it known and I look forward to seeking it out.

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