Parody isn’t reality, and it’s the very distortion that makes it appealing and often funny.
Note to Mormons: welcome to the American mainstream. Now, in order to join this fraternity, you need to go through the hazing.
Faith needs to be able to laugh at itself, and so do the faithful. That happens far too rarely, and when it does, the net effect is largely positive for both the faith and the faithful who can do so.
The Book of Mormon is a minstrel show for our present age with Mormons as the joke.
They just have to tell the truth about Mormonism and people will laugh. Because faith is funny.
There is a very clear line that must not be crossed, so as not to hurt those who love Him.
But how religious people react to material they find objectionable often does more harm to the religion than the attempt at humor.
There is nothing human that is foreign to religion. Sometimes life is funny. Sometimes faith is funny, too
The way we practice our faith can and should be open to comments or humor.
As the world is becoming more and more materialistic we are becoming less and less moral.
We should all be willing to accept some degree of humor directed at our deepest beliefs.
The question, however, is where the line is between acceptable humor and inappropriate attacks on a religion in the guise of humor.