Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Oral Roberts: To Heaven or Hell?

Given that the flamboyant Oral Roberts died nary a day or two ago, I'm taking an informal poll. What do you think? Given his never-been-proven nefariousness and dubious preachings, do you think he is shining in heaven or enjoying the warm climes of hell?

The expanse of Mr. Roberts’s ministry, coupled with his fiery preaching, tycoonlike vision and jet-set lifestyle, also attracted persistent questions throughout his career about his theology and his unorthodox fund-raising techniques, although no credible evidence of malfeasance was ever produced on his watch.

Here's a hand full of minutes of some creepiness:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Sex sells

Straight from the farm, Roberts provided X-rated pseudo-psychiatry for the masses who were willing to pay.

Tell people not to do what they're going to do anyway; it doubles their pleasure, doubles their fun.

Kids, don't try this at home. Don't touch that breast. Wink, wink. Profit!

Roberts brand of self-unawareness should be taught in B-school advertising courses.