Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
A House of Prayer for All PeopleContesting Citizenship in a Queer Church$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

David K. Seitz

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781517902131

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9781517902131.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM MINNESOTA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.minnesota.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of Minnesota Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in MNSO for personal use.date: 26 September 2021



The Reverend Dr. Brent Hawkes, Homonormative Melancholia, and the Limits of Celebrity

(p.83) 2 Pastor–Diva–Citizen
A House of Prayer for All People

David K. Seitz

University of Minnesota Press

Chapter Two evaluates the public ministry of longtime pastor Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes, focusing on police brutality and the state funeral of beloved progressive politician Jack Layton. While Hawkes’ angry, radical days appear over, I argue against romanticizing the radical past – or getting too glum about the neoliberal present.

Keywords:   Race Gender Church Queer Citizenship LGBT asylum-seeker activism transnational Canada

Minnesota Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.