Is it wise for Christians to market their own morality as entertainment? That question seems to be worth asking as the feathers settle after last month’s Duck Dynasty flap.
Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson entertains. He also markets duck calls for hunters. As a reality television star, his lifestyle and morality serve as his product. His status as a for-profit entertainer ought to inform the debates Christians have regarding his GQ magazine interview last month.
His graphic assertion that homosexuality is illogical based on the anatomical differences between men and women created an uproar. Biblically minded Christians generally agree that the Duck Dynasty patriarch’s comments regarding homosexuality were factually true. But were they helpful?