Homophobes create a god in their own image

Angry? Anti-gay? Anti-feminist? “It is a terrible idolatrous mistake when we make God in our image.” — the Rev. Canon Rosie Harper at the Intimate Conviction conference, Jamaica, October 2017.

This paraphrase of remarks by the Rev. Canon Rosie Harper is one of a series of glimpses of the Intimate Conviction conference from October 2017, Jamaica.

Harper is vicar of Great Missenden in the United Kingdom, chaplain to the bishop of Buckingham, and chair of the Oxford Nandyal Education Foundation serving rural India. She has written and broadcast for The Guardian and served as a panel member for the BBC.

Videos of the conference are available online:

The schedule of speakers at the conference can help you find the section of the videos that will interest you the most.

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Written by Colin Stewart

Colin Stewart is a 45-year journalism veteran living in Southern California. After his retirement from paid newspaper work in 2011, he launched Erasing 76 Crimes and helped with the Spirit of 76 campaign that assembled a multi-national team of 26 LGBTI rights activists to advocate for change during the International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., in July 2012. He is the president of the St. Paul’s Foundation for International Reconciliation, which supports LGBTQ+ rights advocacy journalism, including the Erasing 76 Crimes news site and the African Human Rights Media Network. Contact him via Twitter @76crimes or by email at info@76crimes.com. Mailing address: 21 Marseille, Laguna Niguel CA 92677 USA.

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