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  •  For the first three centuries (4+ / 0-)
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    spyral, GOPhuckYourself, a gnostic, eOz

    we followed Jesus, then in the fourth we worshipped him.

    My moniker is in honor of three generations of women whose soul's were seared in the cauldron of Hell's Kitchen, NYC

    by hells kitchen on Wed Feb 07, 2007 at 08:02:46 PM PST

    •  Now we sell trinkets (2+ / 0-)
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      Matilda, Nulwee

      and market theme parks in his name.  With the "innovation" of the Gospel Of Prosperity, now we are told we can love God and money.  Have to send some money in first, of course (shipping and handling charges do apply).

      A friend of mine went to a "Jesus festival" a while back and saw a booth selling chocolate Jesus candy.  His question was, "What do you do with a chocolate Jesus?  Eat it or worship it?"

      We could never settle the theological debate that followed.

      •  Nibble his ears off... (0+ / 0-)
        or start at the feet? Like a choco-eostrebunny.

        It's a personal decision. Albeit kind of a creepy one, especially for a chocoholic christian.

        People in Eurasia on the brink of oppression: I hope it's gonna be alright... Pet Shop Boys: Introspective

        by rgilly on Thu Feb 08, 2007 at 08:45:22 PM PST

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