Hollywood: Forget the incense

Lazarus was awakened from the dead last week in Utah. His tomb was a cave blasted into the side of a lofty butte. In 18° weather, flamethrowers sent balls of heat rolling over the flagstones in front of his nearby house so that the apostles could stand there barefoot without freezing to the rock. The apostles wore thermal underwear and sweat pants under their robes. Killing time, Martha of Bethany sat in the lap of the Apostle Philip while he read Friedrich Duerrenmatt's The Pledge and she read John Updike's Rabbit, Run.

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