Mel White on Jerry Falwell

05/16/07 Mitch E. Perry
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Mel White on Jerry Falwell

 

Mel White worked with the late Reverend Jerry Falwell, collaborating on a book project.  They knew each other on a professional basis.  Then White stunned Falwell and many others in the Christian Community when he announced he was gay.  White then tried to work with Falwell over the years, to try get him more enlightened about gays.

 

Last year, Mel White published a blistering attack on the Christian Right, called “Religion Gone Bad: The Hidden Dangers of the Christian Right”.

He now works with the group Soulforce. 

 

WMNF spoke with Mel White today    (roll tape#1 o.q. “even killing themselves”)

 

That’s Mel White.  He’s with the group Soulforce, and the author of the book, “Religion Gone Bad: The Hidden Dangers of the Christian Right”.  He spoke to us today from his home in Lynchburg, Virginia. 

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