Does Jesus Love You? Books About Gays and Religion

Ten quick reads that tackle the intersection of religion and LGBT life.

BY Christopher Rudolph

December 20 2012 4:32 AM ET

Pray the Gay Away by Bernadette Barton (NYU Press, $27.95)
Aside from the occasional visit to Dollywood, the Bible Belt is usually not a top tourist destination for gays and lesbians, but author Bernadette Barton goes “behind enemy lines” with this in-depth look at LGBT life in America's most fundamentalist corners, places where many are still fighting for their rights. (

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