In the early 1970’s Jesus Christ Superstar hit the stage in New York. The rock opera depicts Jesus as a bitter, defeated, sinful man. It suggests he had an affair with Mary. And it casts Judas as a man of principles and wisdom, while the rest Christ’s disciples are the opposite.

JCSS not only blasphemed the Christian faith with its debut run in the 1970’s, it has continued to be recast on various stages and the silver screen these last four decades (a remake just finished a Broadway run this past July). But throughout these past four decades, I cannot find evidence where Christians rioted in large groups in the streets, or of demonstrations that hurt or killed people.



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