The Communion of Saints, a novel in progress by Christopher Llewellyn, tells the story of James Jacoby, an openly gay, black Episcopal academic looking for a vocation, community and (maybe) a Christian husband at a conservative, minister-track, Presbyterian seminary. When he meets his roommate, Pete, a gorgeous Evangelical Fundamentalist who wants to be his brother in Christ, he realizes that living a life of integrity while pursuing his goals is going to be much more difficult than he first imagined.
The Story World. The Communion of Saints takes place at a conservative, Presbyterian seminary.
The Characters. The main characters of Communion are James Jacoby, Peter St. John (James’ roommate with whom he’s falling in love), and Dominic (an escort with whom James shares a sexual friendship). Read more…