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I Am the Very Model of a Blogging Evangelical

05/15/2011

Disciple’s Journal posted this humorous take on the Gilbert and Sullivan song “The Major-General’s Song” in The Pirates of Penzance. (Full title of the song: “I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General.”)

Here’s a sample:

I am the very model of a blogging evangelical,
I’ve got a blog you ought to read, it’s relevant and biblical,
I know the parts of TULIP, and I know the church historical,
From Pentecost to Gnostic Gospels, blogging like an oracle;
I’m very well acquainted, too, with matters cinematical,
I’ve been to all the movies, so my blogging’s quite piratical,
About the movies’ Christian themes I’m teeming with a lot of news,
And many trenchant points about such things no one could ever use.

Chorus: And many trenchant points about such things no one could ever use. (3x)

My favorite Gilbert and Sullivan moment is still this:

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