While Muslims fume over decpitions of Mohammed, Christians are up in arms over a forthcoming episode of Will & Grace, denounced by the American Family Association for “mocking the crucifixion of Christ.”
Chief among the problematic plot points of the April 13 episode of W&G: A TV cooking show hosted by a conservative Christian (played by ghetto guest star Britney Spears), entitled “Cruci-fixin’s.”
The Christians aren’t laughing. “To further denigrate Christianity, NBC chose to air [the episode] the night before Good Friday,” complained AFA Founder and Chairman Donald E. Wildmon. NBC does not treat Jews, Muslims or other religions with such disrespect. Yet the network demonstrates a deep of hostility toward followers of Christ.”
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In the meantime, join me in contemplating the ability of Christians to turn the other cheek when one of their own legitimately denigrates Christianity (see Pat Robertson, death threats issued by). Then try to figure out where shit like this fits in…