The bad news is that legendary Jewish folk-rocker Bob Dylan – born Robert Allen Zimmerman — has recorded a song for a compilation album of same-sex wedding anthems. Indeed, he took the old song, “She’s Funny That Way,” and altered the lyrics, turning it into a homosexual-themed song.
The good news is that Dylan’s singing voice is so bad now, from old age, even my dog could have sung the song better. Nobody…and I mean nobody…is going to be playing this stupid song at their “gay wedding.” Not if they want to keep their guests from rushing headlong to the exits, anyway.
I can remember several decades back when I was moderator for one of the first online Bible study sites for deeper Bible students. One of the group members had posted a series of comments complaining that Bob Dylan had tried to join a prominent independent Christian Bible study church located in Arkansas, and had been rejected and spoken to abusively by church members.
This group member went on and on about how unfair he felt this rejection of Bob Dylan was, considering the fact that Bob Dylan was a “practicing Christian” and had in the 1970’s released a “Christian album” and was merely trying to “learn more about the Bible.” He complained bitterly that the church’s members were “bigots.”
I spotted the lie immediately, of course, and, knowing the guy was punking the group, asked him to leave. Bob Dylan had never been to that church in Arkansas. And by that point in time he had basically rejected the Christianity he’d once supposedly converted to, and was back to blowing the Jewish shofar horns at the ends of his concerts.
According to Wikipedia:
“By 1984, Dylan was distancing himself from the “born again” label. He told Kurt Loder of Rolling Stone magazine: “I’ve never said I’m born again. That’s just a media term. I don’t think I’ve been an agnostic. I’ve always thought there’s a superior power, that this is not the real world and that there’s a world to come. In response to Loder’s asking whether he belonged to any church or synagogue, Dylan laughingly replied, “Not really. Uh, the Church of the Poison Mind.”
As you’ll note there was no rousing defense of Jesus Christ in Dylan’s statement. And even Satanists believe in a “superior power.”
Wikipedia goes on to point out that in an interview published in The New York Times on September 28, 1997, journalist Jon Pareles reported that “Dylan says he now subscribes to no organized religion.”
“Dylan has supported the Chabad Lubavitch movement, and has privately participated in Jewish religious events, including the Bar Mitzvahs of his sons and attending Hadar Hatorah, a Chabad Lubavitch yeshiva.
In September 1989 and September 1991, he appeared on the Chabad telethon. On Yom Kippur in 2007 he attended Congregation Beth Tefillah, in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was called to the Torah for the sixth aliyah.”
For those who don’t know, the Chabad Lubavitch movement is an orthodox Hasidic Jewish movement that considers Christians to be “unclean” and “inferior to Jews.” Chabad members basically worship the memory of the group’s founder, the late Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson.
Being “called to the Torah for the sixth aliyah” means Dylan was asked to read from the Torah during the final aliyah, or rising up for Torah readings at the synagogue. Interestingly, the sixth aliyah is considered to be the most special of all Torah readings at Judaic synogogues, and is usually reserved only for the rabbi. During that Torah reading, the individual doing the reading is said to receive a “spiritual elevation” in both body and soul, including having special revelations “channeled” through him.
According to Counterpunch.org, Chabad’s founder, Rabbi Schneerson, was the “charismatic head of a mystical/fundamentalist version of Judaism.” That’s putting it lightly. Many Chabad members believe Schneerson was actually the Jewish messiah, and pilgrimages to his grave are made every year by myriads of orthodox Jews who believe he will return from the dead and lead the Jews in a worldwide takeover.
Counterpunch goes on to point out that the Schneerson and the Chabad movement as a whole believe that “Jews are a completely different species than non-Jews, and that non-Jews exist only to serve Jews.”
According to Counterpunch, “There is an extreme cult of personality focused on Schneerson himself. Some followers consider him the Messiah, and Schneerson himself reportedly sometimes implied this was true. Some Lubavitch educators consider him divine, making such claims as, ‘the Rebbe is actually ‘the essence and being [of God] … he is without limits, capable of effecting anything, all-knowing and a proper object of worshipful prostration.’”
Some of Chabad’s teachings, via Schneerson:
“This is what needs to be said about the body: the body of a Jewish person is of a totally different quality from the body of [members] of all nations of the world … The difference in the inner quality between Jews and non-Jews is “so great that the bodies should be considered as completely different species.”
“An even greater difference exists in regard to the soul. Two contrary types of soul exist, a non-Jewish soul comes from three satanic spheres, while the Jewish soul stems from holiness.”
Under Schneerson, Chabad Lubavitch became “the largest Jewish organization in the world,” raking in up to $100 million a year in donations.
So Dylan was no Christian, but instead, a member of one of the largest and most extreme racist and Christ-hating of all Judaic religious sects.
And now, I suppose, it’s making much more sense to you that Bob Dylan, the supposed “Christian convert,” would, in what will likely be one of the last acts of his old age, perform a homosexual-themed song for a “gay wedding” album. After all, the so-called “Civil Rights” movement so often championed by Dylan was Judaic in origin, as well.
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