Friday, November 9, 2012 | Categories: Episodes |
Ever met a priest whose CV includes a number one hit song? You're about to.
Faith and fame in the form of a guest like no other, this week on Tapestry.
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This is the Rev's chart topper - he's the one lighting up the keyboard.
There's an old saying: "We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience."
If it's true, then the human experience Richard Coles is having is a very rich one. Twenty-five years ago, give or take a few, Richard Coles was a pop star in Britain with bands like the Bronski Beat and later the Communards.
AIDS was ravaging his circle of friends, leading him to the collar he wears now as the vicar of St.Mary the Virgin, Finedon, in Northhamptonshire, England. His latest book Lives of the Improbable Saints was published this fall by Darton, Longman & Todd in the UK.