Monday, July 5, 2010

A Little Context

Ah, Tea Party Jesus -- but for its implicit idealization of Jesus, it would be perfect. This fine video from NonStampCollector explores that same tendency to idealize religious traditions:



Here's some context: reading all of the holy book can help make sense of situations where people sever the hands of teachers with whom they disagree, or kill women with stones for having sex with the wrong man.

2 comments:

solarjinx said...

Most excellent! Thanks for sharing that.

Dale said...

SJ, happy to serve.