Freedom rider, Yale chaplain, champion for social justice, gay rights activist, and one of the most respected leaders of the anti-Vietnam War movement.
Rev. William Sloane Coffin Jr.
June 1, 1924 – April 12, 2006
“For Christians, the problem is not how to reconcile homosexuality with scriptural passages that condemn it, but how to reconcile the rejection and punishment of homosexuals with the love of Christ.” -Rev. William Sloan Coffin, Jr.
Submitted by our members in 2007.