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Author Creech, Jimmy.

Title Adam's gift : a memoir of a pastor's calling to defy the church's persecution of lesbians and gays / Jimmy Creech
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (x, 361 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Adam -- Orientation -- Reorientation -- Stepping off the curb -- A pastor again -- Covenant ceremony -- Hell breaks loose -- Under siege -- Pretrial -- The church on trial -- Aftershock -- New challenges -- Blessing withdrawn -- Epilogue
Summary An autobiographical account of the events leading to the defrocking of Pastor Jimmy Creech, who won national recognition for his efforts to perform commitment ceremonies for gay couples in the Methodist Church
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Creech, Jimmy.
Creech, Jimmy
Creech, Jimmy.
United Methodist Church (U.S.) -- Clergy -- Biography.
United Methodist Church (U.S.)
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- United Methodist Church (U.S.)
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- United Methodist Church (U.S.)
RELIGION / Christian Life / Social Issues
RELIGION -- Christianity -- Methodist.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822393611