Does Jesus Really Love Me? A Gay Christian’s Pilgrimage in Search of God in America chronicles Jeff Chu’s year-long investigation into the attitudes and practices of American Christians, gay and straight, toward the relationship between homosexuality and faith.
The book is a fascinating read, though it will be troubling for those who are uncomfortable with the notion that not all Christians think alike.
Chu frames the book as a quest to answer the haunting question “Does Jesus really love me in spite of the fact that I am gay?”
Differently stated, the question a great number of Christians are asking (both gay and straight, incidentally) is “How can I reconcile two deeply rooted yet conflicting aspects of my being—my sexuality and my faith in Christ?”
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