Show Business: Star of David

In the Bible according to David Steinberg, Moses "saw a bush that was burning, yet it would not consume itself. A voice came out. 'Moses, take off your shoes from off of your feet,' God said in his redundant way, 'for the land that you are standing upon is holy land.' Moses takes his shoes off of his feet and approaches the burning bush—and burns his feet. God goes 'Ah-ha! Third one today!' "

God may have laughed, but not the nabobs at CBS when Steinberg preached such a mock-sermon on the Smothers Brothers Comedy...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!