ChildCare Action Project (CAP) Analysis of “Dogma”

Only a 6 out of 100? Seems to me this film would be used as a benchmark for their ranking system.
The best part about these guys is they have to make the statement “NOT associated with Landover or Westboro Baptist in any way.”
DOGMA – Analysis of a Full Viewing (1999): ChildCare Action Project (CAP) Media Analysis Report MAR13799B

Offense to God (O):

  • humankind was blamed for the “failure” of the Scriptures, implying the Scriptures are imperfect
  • much, much smooth talk to confuse into not believing in God, to cause to question, and to counterfeit His Word
  • “…passing judgment is reserved for God and God alone.”
  • calling Crucifix wholly depressing
  • Buddy Christ icon; mockery of Jesus and the crucifix
  • cast out “angels” trying to get back into heaven
  • “The church said it is so. God must adhere.”
  • justifying homicide with “God wants it.”
  • “I think God is dead.”
  • demons and muse, repeatedly
  • demon worship, Satanic manifestation (forehead horns sprouting on a man)
  • “We went through five Adams before we figured that one out.”
  • ethereal transporting
  • “Noah was a drunk and look what he accomplished.”
  • “Back in the old days God was vengeful and hot tempered.”
  • claims that Loki, the angel of death, destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, not God
  • “Wisconsin is worse than Hell.”
  • portrayal that cast out angels can manipulate God
  • “To Hell with Him.”
  • claims that God has a sense of humor, thus lowering Him to human level
  • “When — happened, where was God?”
  • implication that we, as a people, have matured and what was sin may not now be sin
  • “You knew Christ?” … “Knew Him! — — owes me $12.00!”
  • claim of a secret to resurrection, implying that anyone can do it
  • portrayal of a 13th apostle
  • “You are the one who’s gonna help me get some changes made in that book (the Bible) you put so much stock in (to get the 13th apostle added).”
  • To the 13th apostle: “You went to Heaven?” The 13th apostle: “Yer — right I went to Heaven. That’s the least He could do. Y’know, in the three years I followed His — around Jerusalem, did I ever get laid? N-o-o-o!”
  • “If I were in Heaven, I wouldn’t care what the Bible said.”
  • “Folks who build faith on that message (the Gospel) are color-blind.”
  • many statements and inferences “God’s a woman.”
  • claim that men wrote the Bible, that it is not God-breathed/inspired, who added their own “perspective” (and to fortify the claim told the viewers that since all the Apostles were men, they changed the “she” into “He.”
  • “It (the Bible) stinks.”
  • “It doesn’t matter what you have faith in, just that you have faith.”
  • “No denomination has nailed it yet.”
  • portrayal of an angel chumming with a demon: “You’re a true friend.”
  • “I’m so angry with her (God).”
  • “One day, God just stopped listening.”
  • “For the first time, my eyes are open.” to justify evil behavior
  • “I —– hate you. I HATE you.” to God.
  • man walking on water
  • “It’s too big.” … “That’s what Jesus said.” by the 13th apostle
  • portrayal that angel is necessary as an intermediary to talk with God
  • “God’s a skeeball fanatic and disappears from time to time.”
  • “He (God) has abandoned you.”
  • portrayal that a demon can dispatch God
  • “It’s better to have a good idea than a belief.”
  • portrayal of God walking among man
  • portrayal of God healing as a human (NOT as Jesus)
  • virgin pregnancy