Read More: Jamie the Very Worst Missionary, Church, The Book of Mormon, Doubt, Jon Stewart, Satire, Stuff Christian Culture Likes, Nadia Bolz-Weber, Colbert Report, Faith, Irreverence, Religion News
While I agree there's a social maturity required in expressing irreverence through appropriate channels, the Church is missing out on a deep authenticity of the human experience if we continue to fear irreverence, instead of finding beauty in it.
What's so funny about a Muslim guy walking through the airport, or the bride of Frankenstein ... or saliva. It's all there -- and more! -- at an exhibit called "What Makes Us Smile?" at Baltimore's American Visionary Art Museum.