9 thoughts on “ John Talks About His Infamous Jesus Christ Remark - The Beatles - Words & Music (Cassette) ”

  1. Jul 29,  · When John Lennon’s ‘More Popular Than Jesus’ Controversy Turned Ugly How an offhand remark led to protests, death threats and the end of the Beatles’ touring careerAuthor: Jordan Runtagh.
  2. WAYX's Beatles bonfire in Waycross, Georgia, held in response to the "Jesus" remark, August "More popular than Jesus" is part of a remark made by John Lennon of the Beatles in a March interview, in which he argued that the public were more infatuated with the band than with Jesus, and that Christian faith was declining to the extent that it might be outlasted by rock music.
  3. Apr 21,  · John Talks About His Infamous "Jesus Christ" Remark: C8: Searchin' C9: Be Pop A Lula: D1: Ringo And Paul On The Fans And The Shows In D2: Kansas City: D3: Ringo On The Philippines Incident: D4: Sweet Little Sixteen: D5: Ringo Thanks The Fans For Get Well Message D6: Take Good Care Of My Baby: D7: Paul George And John Discuss The /5(8).
  4. John was not comparing the Beatles to Christ or god or religion. The quote as it appears here, IN CONTEXT, is just John being John and using things he knew about in a way he naturally spoke to a friend/reporter. The Jesus lovers, acting in their best Christ-like behaviour, threatened to kill John. Who says terrorism is limited to radical Islam?
  5. Jul 26,  · At the time, both Epstein and The Beatles refused to pass any blame for the quote and, in an attempt to lighten the original article, Cleave came forward to clarify Lennon’s comments made in her interview: “John was certainly not comparing the Beatles to Christ,” she wrote. “He was simply observing that, so weak was the state of.
  6. John was correct. But he was talking exclusively about BRITISH youth GANGS, and in a context larger than Beatle fans. It took US-based racist “Christians” (primarily Southern segregationists who opposed “race-mixing” — which in their minds included whites, such as The Beatles, singing “black” music) to rip the correct comment out of its context and dishonestly distort its actual.
  7. Feb 17,  · Even John, who with all of his talk about love and karma, had a mean streak as well. The heartless way Cynthia learned of his relationship with Yoko. All in all, if you are a Beatles fan, this book is a fabulous read and insight into his life from beginning to end.
  8. John's concept of Jesus begins with the introductions of his gospel (John ) and his first epistle (1 John ). It is not a mere coincidence that John writes in such parallel to the opening chapters of Genesis. Undoubtedly, John's opinion of Jesus was sufficient to equate him with God's creative work of "in the beginning." Let's look.
  9. Jun 25,  · Until this time, Jesus had spent most of his earthly life in quiet obscurity. Suddenly, he appeared on the scene, walking up to John in the River Jordan. He came to John to be baptized, but John told him, "I need to be baptized by you." Like most of us, John wondered why Jesus .

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