Stranger at the Gate: To Be Gay and Christian in America - Chapter Four, College—The Ghost of False Hope Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Four, College—The Ghost of False Hope Summary and Analysis

When Lyla and White graduated from high school, they quickly enrolled at Warner Pacific College, their local denominational college. At that time, Martin Luther King, Jr. was arguing that Christians were obligated to fight social evil on behalf of the Gospel and he even criticized the church for dragging its feet when it came to social justice. He called people to respond morally, not just socially and White regrets sitting on the sidelines. Instead, he was too busy in college life, repressing his homosexual desires and being a model student by leading church choir and being president of the Warner study body. He really did enjoy life, though; he thought he was straight and resisting satanic temptations. But sometimes he would take a stroll on...

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