The U.S. is a diverse country, particularly in the faith and beliefs of its citizens. Even with a nearly 80% Christian-identified population, opinions about certain values and social issues vary dramatically.
7. Jesus would support reducing carbon emissions. A majority of Americans believe Jesus would support reducing carbon emissions
I've been blessed to speak the phrase "forgive your greatest enemy" hundreds of times around the world as I play "gay Jesus" in Terrence McNally's Corpus Christi. The privilege of performing a role for this long is that you're afforded a deeper connection to the feelings behind the words.
The words "Jesus" and "gay" seem to be intertwining a lot lately. While the concept of the LGBT community and the life of Christ may be new to some, it's certainly something I'm very used to, having played a gay Jesus in the play Corpus Christi for the past six years.