Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Does this unsettle you? Or am I just a prude and easily offended??

Okay I have a question. Reading a web page that promotes the upcoming release of a book about Jesus, I came across this:

"The authors provide timeless answers to twelve timely questions about the most important man who has ever lived. Each chapter concludes with answers to common questions about each subject. (list of contents here) These questions are answered with insights from people such as Jesus himself, Dog the Bounty Hunter, Friedrich Nietzsche, Martin Luther King Jr., Hugh Hefner, Jack Bauer, Fidel Castro, Oprah, Kanye West, Gandhi, Homer Simpson, Mike Tyson, Gil Grissom, and Madonna, along with some demons and a porn star. "


Now maybe it's just me, but I honestly wonder how many dedicated believers honestly think this is funny, or clever, or that using such promotional material to address questions of life or death significance, is about as cavalier and disrespectful as it gets?

I'd sure like to hear your thoughts on this one.