christian row about jerry springer opera rages on - news from ekklesia

By staff writers
January 16, 2005

Christian row about Jerry Springer opera rages on

-16/01/05

The public argument among Christians about the alleged blasphemy of Jerry Springer ñ The Opera, shown on BBC2 more than a week ago, continues to boil, although British culture secretary Tessa Jowell (herself a church-goer) has made it clear that she opposes censorship.

Writing in this weekís Church of England Newspaper, Joel Edwards, who heads up the one million-strong Evangelical Alliance, said ìI disagree that this is a serious satire on reality TV and contemporary values.î

Christian row about Jerry Springer opera rages on

-16/01/05

The public argument among Christians about the alleged blasphemy of Jerry Springer ñ The Opera, shown on BBC2 more than a week ago, continues to boil, although British culture secretary Tessa Jowell (herself a church-goer) has made it clear that she opposes censorship.

Writing in this weekís Church of England Newspaper, Joel Edwards, who heads up the one million-strong Evangelical Alliance, said ìI disagree that this is a serious satire on reality TV and contemporary values.î

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