Bishop V. Gene Robinson ('73) Convocation on 'Being Gay & Religious'

Video: 'Being Gay & Religious: Mission Impossible?'

from Augustana College News, Rock Island, Illinois

March  29, 2012

V. Gene Robinson, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire, gave the convocation lecture, "Being Gay & Religious: Mission Impossible?" March 29, 2012.

Robinson is widely known for being the first openly gay, non-celibate priest to be ordained a bishop in a major Christian denomination. He has announced his intention to retire in 2013.

He has served as bishop since June 2003. A 1969 graduate of the University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., he has a B.A. in American studies/history. In 1973, he completed the M.Div. degree at the General Theological Seminary in New York.

To read more and see the video on the Augustana College website click here.