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either God's mistake or PC culture's

By Diogenes (articles ) | May 28, 2010

The new Oberammergau Passion Play, with its PC Stamp of Approval, offers what is now a conventional-- indeed predictable-- comment on the Catholic faith: Jesus is OK but the Church is nasty. An actor who plays the lead role gets the picture exactly:

You can see from the play that Jesus was against hierarchy and against institutions.

 Odd, then, that He founded a hierarchical institution.
 

So either the institutional Church is a mistake, committed by the Incarnate God, or the new Oberammergau play is a mistake, committed by a fashionable artist. Which is it? Only someone drunk on the Kool-Aid of popular culture would spend more than a nanosecond on the question.  

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  • Posted by: samuel.doucette1787 - Jun. 01, 2010 3:20 PM ET USA

    The reason why the Passion Play has devolved to its PC form is that its clear Gospel content has been distorted by those who hate the Gospel and find anti-Semitism within its holy pages. The play has been revised and revised after decades of complaints from the pseudo-Magisterium at the AJC, Bnai Brith, etc who continually raise the anti-Semitism cudgel to beat us up with when they aren't raising the Holocause cudgel. Some dialogue partners!

  • Posted by: Ken_H - Jun. 01, 2010 2:29 PM ET USA

    is it still possible for the bubonic plague to spread? Just wonderin'...

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