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Why Toxic Christians Should LOVE ‘Monty Python’s Life of Brian’

Reading Time: 13 minutes When Life of Brian came out, toxic Christians lost their minds. They demonstrated against it, condemned it, and did their level best to ban and censor it. But 40 years later, it remains one of the funniest movies ever made about religion — and really, it isn’t at all mean to Christians in any way. In fact, the Pythons very obviously went out of their way to be nice to Jesus and Christianity. Today, I offer you a list of all the deferential gestures Life of Brian showed to Christian beliefs and mythology.

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Monty Python’s Life of Brian: The Best Easter Movie Ever

Reading Time: 6 minutes Hi and welcome back! Today being the day before Easter and all, I wanted to highlight one of the best bits of blasphemy ever made: 1979’s Monty Python’s Life of Brian. This movie highlights so much of the obviously made-up parts of Christianity. And it’s not just regular ole blasphemy, either. It’s intelligent, thoughtful dissension dressed […]

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What’s so good about Good Friday?

Reading Time: 6 minutes Yesterday was “Good Friday,” and this time around I was struck with how Orwellian that sounds to someone on the outside of the Christian faith looking in. Strictly speaking, there never has been only one faith by that name, although when the weather is fair they do play nice enough to get along. But despite […]

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