What Do You Do With a Chocolate Jesus? : An Irreverent History of Christianity

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"What Do You Do with a Chocolate Jesus?" is the funny and skeptical, yet genuine exploration of the Christian history they don't teach in Sunday school. It finds humor, irony, and occasional insight amid the inconsistencies, absurdities, hypocrisies, and flat out weirdness that too often passes for eternal truth. Like a history of religion as done by The Daily Show, it humorously explores the facts, the history, and the big ideas in an engaging and entertaining story.

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Overview

"What Do You Do with a Chocolate Jesus?" is the funny and skeptical, yet genuine exploration of the Christian history they don't teach in Sunday school. It finds humor, irony, and occasional insight amid the inconsistencies, absurdities, hypocrisies, and flat out weirdness that too often passes for eternal truth. Like a history of religion as done by The Daily Show, it humorously explores the facts, the history, and the big ideas in an engaging and entertaining story.

Pitting actual Scripture against pious propaganda, Thomas Quinn treks through chapter and verse of the New Testament, explores the sordid saga of medieval beliefs (including End-of-the-World panics and fights about what kind of stuff Jesus was made of), and reveals some of the shocking attitudes of America's founders toward religion. It isn't always pretty, but it's usually good for a laugh.

If war is too important to leave to the generals, religion is too important to leave to the preachers. Skeptics need evangelists, too.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439264256
  • Publisher: BookSurge, LLC
  • Publication date: 1/13/2010
  • Pages: 262
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.59 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 3, 2011

    Very funny analysis of religion

    This book looks at the inconsistencies in the old and new testaments in a very funny manner. It helped me in confirming my non-belief in any religion. It also helps in discussions with my religious friends.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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