Originally posted on News One:
In an interesting exchange with Joy Reid, filling in for Ed Schultz on MSNBC’s The Ed Show, Georgetown Professor and political analyst Michael Eric Dyson said that Christianity is full of homoeroticism.
Reid engaged Dyson on the topic of Republicans appropriating the legacy of Rosa Parks to perpetuate racism and homophobia, and he had this to say about their hypocrisy:
I mean it’s — well, first of all, it’s scurrilous, but it’s the same as using Jesus in making Jesus co-sign all of this bigotry here. Jesus was a Jew who, around whom a religion was made. So the anti-Semitism of many of the Christians is ironic to begin with.
And then secondly, the gay, lesbian, transgender, bisexual stuff – look through the Bible. There’s a lot of interesting things. The same men who will stand up in the church of all men. “I put my God, Jesus, overall…
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