creative prooftexting

I always wanted to teach a course called “Creative Prooftexting,” the premise of it finding the most absurd and outrageous ways to take individual verses of the Bible out of context. Here’s a prime example:

6a00d8341c730253ef0120a5e967c0970b-800wiIt’s a tattoo quoting the Christianists’ favorite verse against Gays. Of course Leviticus prohibits tattoos:

“You shall not make any gashes in your flesh for the dead or tattoo any marks upon you: I am the Lord.” Lev. 19:28

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