Friday, September 15, 2006

Elvis and Jesus: Separated at Birth?

Posted By on Fri, Sep 15, 2006 at 4:00 AM

One has been called the King of Kings, the other the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. But those aren’t the only similarities between Jesus Christ and Elvis Presley.

Whosoever, the online magazine for gays, lesbians, and transgendered Christians, has highlighted other commonalities shared by two of the world’s most beloved kings.

For example: “Jesus said: "Love thy neighbor." (Matthew 22:39). Elvis said: "Don't be cruel." (RCA, 1956)”

“Jesus is the Lord's shepherd. Elvis dated Cybill Shepherd.”

“Jesus was resurrected. Elvis had the famous 1968 ‘comeback’ TV special.”

“Jesus' entourage, the Apostles, had 12 members. Elvis' entourage, the Memphis Mafia, had 12 members.”

“Mary, an important woman in Jesus' life, had an Immaculate Conception. Priscilla, an important woman in Elvis' life, went to Immaculate Conception High School.”

Scary stuff, huh? For more, go here.

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