“Christian Entertainment” I

I want to respond at length to Amy Sullivan's article, "Jesus Christ, Superstar," in the June Washington Monthly.

I'm a big fan of Sullivan's writing and her perspective, but I think this article is a big-time swing and a miss. Her thesis is that the Left Behind books are so popular because they fill a void — the absence of "Christian-themed entertainment":

"Sometime in the 1960s, religiously-themed entertainment simply disappeared," she writes.

I disagree — emphatically. I'll explain why in more detail later, but it will have to wait until tomorrow. I'm playing Jesus in Godspell and I have to get to rehearsal.

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    Thanks Luke. Fixed.

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