This is so cool.
As much as I dislike putting more money in the pockets of the producers, Parker and Stone, this is excellent thinking on the part of the church’s PR department.
It seems to me to be perfect targeting of people who are already thinking about what the LDS church really believes and what’s really in the Book of Mormon.
Like Brigham Young said, you can only kick the church up stairs, never downstairs. Or, in other words, there ain’t no such thing as bad publicity.
To repeat what others have written elsewhere, the musical, with it’s vulgarity, profanity and blasphemy, is not something devout members of any religion would want to see. But many converts do come from a worldly background. If you want to convert the Philistines, you have to go where they presently are.