The minister pounded the lectern, his face red from exertion and righteous fury.
“He is no hero, no hero at all. He is, rather, a fallen angel.
“This business of coming to Earth in a rocket ship? Don’t you believe it! He is Lucifer himself, expelled from Heaven for presuming to be greater than God Almighty!”
A chorus of amens and hallelujahs rose from the congregation. They had always feared the stranger in red and blue; now they hated him. Soon they would bend all efforts to destroy him.
The Lexington Lutherans shouted the invocation as one: Superman must die!
[Inspired by this classic post by Mark Hoback... and by our drive through Kentucky yesterday.]
2 years ago