Sunday, August 26, 2012

What if Jesus were an Americanized born-again Republican? Hilarious!

By Maurice Lacunza

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Verily I say to thee:
Read this article and then
go forward; investing to and fro.
What if Jesus Christ were a Republican? What if Jesus were an Americanized version of himself? What would Jesus SOUND like if he were a Republican dyed-in-the-wool born-again Jesus? Find out and click Like also!

Written in America Magazine, by James Martin, SJ, this paragraph is Excerpted from the Huffington Post article: ..."8. "No," Jesus answered. "This is a gated community. How did you get in?" The man's friends grew silent. 9. Then Jesus turned to the paralytic and said, "Besides, can't you take care of your own health problems? I'm sure that you're family can care for you, or maybe the synagogue." 10. "No, Lord," answered the man's friends. "There is no one. His injuries are too severe. To whom else can we go?" 11. "Well, not me," said Jesus. "What would happen if I provided free health care for everyone? That would mean that people would not only get lazy, but they would take advantage of the system. 12. Besides, look at me: I'm healthy. And you know why? Because I worked hard for my money." The paralyzed man then grew sad and he addressed Jesus..."


This is a great article! 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rev-james-martin-sj/the-not-so-social-gospel_b_1825810.html#s308815&title=Luke_62021

A reader from Current.com noted that the original article appeared in America; a Catholic publication. Go figure! The current trend of Catholicism is away from social care and more towards anti-gay campaigns and repealing women's rights. So it is surprising to read an article like the above one in a Catholic journal. But please, go read it now!




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