My Sweet Lord by Cosimo Cavallaro
CHOCOLATE JESUS REBORN:
“There is nothing offensive about this,” Cavallaro said of his 6-foot confection.
The Catholic League, which led the charge against the earlier exhibit, because of its timing -a day after Palm Sunday – and location – in a Manhattan gallery visible to passersby – won’t protest this time.
“This is much less an in-your-face assault on Christians, and it’s not happening during Holy Week,” said Kiera McCaffrey, the league’s director of communications.
He’s Back! and this time without the fuss. I realize that some weeks are ‘holier’ than others but I guess I personally think that if something is offensive to the church at easter then it should still be just as offensive the rest of the year. my understanding of the bible is that no dates should be held above others and that you should maintain your state of grace throughout the year rather than saving it all up for the holiday seasons. the holy week is for a heightened fervor in worship but not for a change in values. but then, I don’t understand what was so offensive in the first place. I thought it was an original and creative concept and that easter was the perfect time for it’s release. I saw it as a condemnation of the commercialization of easter and the near religious worship of chocolate during that time of year.