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The Pope has condemned a ' disgusting' taxpayer-funded exhibition in which visitors are urged to deface the Bible.
Visitors were offered pens by gallery bosses so they could scrawl comments on the text - leading to a host of puerile and obscene remarks.
Pope Benedict XVI believes the stunt would not have been contemplated with a copy of the Koran.
Holy or Not its a just a book.
And if people want to kill people over defacing a book,
Originally posted by noonebutme
reply to post by tristar
Well, the nice thing about this gallery is, you guys don't have to go to it.
The only reason this is being done under the guise of 'art' is so that it can provoke a reaction, which from the few posts here already, it's certainly achieved.
Anthony Schrag and David Malone have explored faith and sexuality with members of The Metropolitain Community Church, Quest, Al Jannah Muslim Group and individuals from a range of faiths.
Originally posted by Sed Non Credo
In a strange way, it shows a freedom of speech, the freedom to portray beliefs without fear of being condemned as a Heretic by an oppressive accepted cult movement.
I think it is art in its most raw form, expression. It is just a one book of perhaps billions that have been printed as well, not as if it is an attempt to destroy all traces of the texts, if it was an ancient original it'd be a different story altogether.