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Etsy user replaces God with Kanye in 'The Book of Yeezus'

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The Book of Yeezus replaces God with Kanye. Photo: Etsy/TheBookofYeezus The Book of Yeezus replaces God with Kanye. Photo: Etsy/TheBookofYeezus
KHQ.com - A user of the marketplace website Etsy is turning heads with a book they're selling.


'The Book of Yeezus' takes the traditional story of Genesis and replaces all instances of "God" with "Kanye" or "Yeezus." A description of the book on the Etsy page asks, "What if the Bible, the most singularly significant publication in the ancient canon of Western tradition, were updated to reflect our modern society? What would it look like?"


The book's creator's call "The Book of Yeezus" a coffee table novelty that "will appeal to both Kanye fans everywhere and those made curious by this enormous cultural phenomenon." Regardless of whether you agree that Mr. West is a cultural phenomenon, the $20 book has been gaining a lot of attention on social media.


What do you think? Is this "Bible for the modern day" offensive or absurd?


For more info on the book, click here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/218344545/the-book-of-yeezus-a-novelty-coffee?ref=shop_home_active_1

 

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