By Doug Giles
“Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under your feet, and turn again and rend you.” – Jesus Christ
There’s a massive contrast between the weighty and satirical, the masculine and hilarious modes of communication employed by the inspired biblical characters versus the whiny, saccharine, nicer-than-Christ, strained Gerber’s goo served up by evangelicalism and Catholicism’s effete clerics. Have you noticed?
If you have, does this freak you out as much as it does me? Are you disturbed by it, or is it just me? Am I the only who notices this type of preaching, writing, commentary and singing? The only one who thinks this is lame?
As I see it, much of the clergy, the church, Christian music and Christian literature have become pathetically soft and have lost their holy punch.
If you don’t believe me, then take this little challenge: From now on when you read the scripture, pay close attention when you land on a chunk of text in which Moses, Joshua, David, Elijah, Jeremiah…