See, He really rolled away the stone from His tomb!
Want to visit Jesus and Mickey Mouse in the same trip? (And yes, those ARE two different beings.) Then get thee to Orlando, Florida, where there’s not only that sacred Disney place waiting to suck in your money, but also The Holy Land Experience, a sprawling tribute to the biblical joys of crucifixion, resurrection, and martyrdom, courtesy of the Trinity Broadcasting Network. If you wanted a simple roller coaster ride and some cotton candy, then this place is probably not for you.
My column this week goes into the details of my friend Bill Love‘s trip to this sadly too-tasteful destination. I hereby attach Bill’s vibrant photos of the attractions there, from butterfly chairs to Noah’s Arc to a God’s Little Princess Devotional Bible on sale, complete with jeweled tiara on the cover! Oh, Lord!
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This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 16, 2008