There is now a Bible that has replaced every mention of God with Kanye West, and yes, your Aunt Esther is very offended by it.
Easter weekend may have just come and gone, but an Etsy user has created the Book of Yeezus, described as a “novelty coffee table book” that can be yours for only $20.
“This book wasn’t made to make fun at Kanye, or really even show or undying devotion towards him,” writes the creator. “Book of Yeezus is simply an exposition. It’s adding an original twist to something ancient and important in order to capture new meaning. We are trying to cast our spotlight towards the way cultural icons have come to be the contemporary spiritual figures in our information culture.”
We don’t think Kanye has acknowledged its existence just yet, but we think he’d be down with this. Or not. We honestly aren’t sure on this one.
“Each generation champions a superstar, so consistently relevant that they come to accompany that generation through its evolution, being a part of and ultimately shaping its identity,” the creators add. “Such past icons have been the likes of Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, John Lennon, or Michael Jackson. For this generation, Generation Y, Kanye West is not only its greatest spectacle, but in some senses, a spiritual figure… We are here to spread a doctrine. Well, a pseudo-doctrine. We ask you to use your pulpit for Good.”
Ok, he probably approves of this. Here’s a look at the Book of Ye’: