July 3, 2014

If Jesus Were in Elton John's Entourage...

Andrew Brown, Guardian

When Elton John claims that Jesus would have supported gay marriage, this is a bit like saying that Plato would have been a heavy user of Facebook. We can't prove otherwise, but it's more a remark about gay marriage, than the historical figure.

Elton John has form here. Like many celebrities, he seems to understand Jesus as a distinguished member of his entourage, one for whom he will always make VIP tickets available, and who agrees with him about everything important.

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TAGGED: Jesus , Homosexuality, Gays, Gay Marriage


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