First, because of where she was -- Russia. The dominant Christian group is Eastern Orthodoxy, arguably one of the most conservative branches of Christianity.dondrei said:Why do you assume she's mocking it?
She knew she was angering Christians in Europe, but proceeded to do it in Russia.The 48-year-old singer has outraged many Christians in Europe with the mock crucifixion.
She began the show descending from the roof in a horse-rider's outfit but for the controversial segment wore a crimson blouse and a crown of thorns.
How does that make it mockery?bg1256 said:First, because of where she was -- Russia. The dominant Christian group is Eastern Orthodoxy, arguably one of the most conservative branches of Christianity.
How does "Like a Virgin" mock Christianity? And the fact people get angry because of it doesn't mean it's mockery.bg1256 said:Second, her past. The "Like a Virgin" video comes to mind.
She knew she was angering Christians in Europe, but proceeded to do it in Russia.
You don't wear a crown of thorns in a concert.
Finally, it's Madonna.
That requires independent thought and logic...two items that are not required for faith. Not taking a shot at you specifically, bg1256, just at the whole idea of being offended because the media tells you that you should be.DurfBarian said:If she's seriously a threat to your religion you should probably find a more robust religion.
I loved that scene.alexzed said:the movie 'The Holy Grail' when a cow was launched over the castle walls.