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Portuguese Playboy Depicts Jesus Observing Sex Scenes
Newsbusters.org ^ | 07/07/2010 | Nathan Burchfiel

Posted on 07/07/2010 5:53:38 PM PDT by OldDeckHand

Marking the death of an atheist by depicting Jesus Christ in sex scenes might seem like a non-sequitur. Somehow, it made sense to the Portuguese edition of Playboy magazine.

The magazine features an actor portraying Jesus in at least four pornographic photos, including the cover, where he cradles an apparently dead - and bare-breasted - woman. Another photo depicts Jesus watching a lesbian kiss, while another shows him observing a topless woman reading a book.

The images are reportedly meant to commemorate the death of Portuguese author Jose Saramago. He wrote, among many other books, "The Gospel According to Jesus Christ," which "explored the psychological motivations that led Jesus to become a prophet." Saramago later wrote that the controversy around the book led him to move fromPortugal to the Canary Islands.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: christianity; magazine; sacrilege; trash
I'm sure their "Mohamed" issue is coming next month. /s
1 posted on 07/07/2010 5:53:44 PM PDT by OldDeckHand
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To: OldDeckHand

These supposedly outrageous anti-Christian staged events are really very puerile, just gratuitous garbage and about as titillating as a night with Al Gore. Why do atheists take such delight in outraging people with this minor league performance art when pretending to convey sophistication in this way simply is beyond shallow? Calculated ugliness is quite unintelligent enough without the distending effect of bigotry. If this is what tops their crown then may the maggot’s feast!


2 posted on 07/07/2010 6:21:58 PM PDT by februus
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To: OldDeckHand; Black Agnes
Christians won't do it, but Muslims might kill the smut peddlers for this.
Personally, this makes me pine for the Second Portuguese Republic
3 posted on 07/09/2010 10:26:29 AM PDT by rmlew (There is no such thing as a Blue Dog Democrat; just a liberals who lies.)
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