What if Jesus was born 70 years ago in Gainesville, Georgia?
In this paraphrase of Mathew’s gospel, Jerusalem is Atlanta, the Temple is The First Church and Dr. Ciaphus is the Executive Board Director of the Believe in the Bible Society. Shining through the laughter is the timeless power of the original message.
Cotton Patch Gospel is the full length, Off-Broadway musical hit that the New York Times called, “A toe-tapping country jamboree“. Bruce Kuhn played the National Tour, which Indianapolis critics hailed as “…remarkable…with enough stage impersonations to cast Lil’Abner.” Music and lyrics are by Grammy award winner Harry Chapin (“Cats in the Cradle").