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The Most Offensive, Obscene Reading Assignment Ever Given By A Professor?!

A professor at a public university in California recently had his literature class read and discuss a book called “The Baby Jesus Butt Plug: A Fairy Tale,” TheBlaze.com reports.

“Professor Jordan Smith at California State University, Long Beach confirmed to TheBlaze in an email that he assigned the 104-page book to his Comic Spirit class after a student suggested they read it,” Oliver Darcy of TheBlaze.com reported Wednesday.

Smith, who added students in his class voted to read the book, defended the assignment as having academic value.book

The “conversation we had about the story was extremely productive, and brought us to analyze social constructions of definitions of ‘normalcy’ and the ‘natural’ and to explore psychological readings of the text in terms of sexual prohibitions, Christianity in American culture, comparative religious studies and much more,” he said in an email to TheBlaze.

A description of the book on Amazon.com describes it as “a dark and absurd world where human beings are slaves to corporations, people are photocopied instead of born, and the baby jesus is a very popular anal probe.”

Its author, Carlton Mellick III, is described on Amazon as “easily the craziest, weirdest, strangest, funniest, most obscene writer in America.”

The news report is so disgusting TheBlaze leads its article by warning readers: “The story below will undoubtedly shock many readers. Some might doubt its authenticity or suggest it is a hoax. It’s not.”

Read TheBlaze’s full report here.

The College Fix chronicles a lot of the garbage professors peddle in the name of scholarly pursuits – including pornography – but this ranks as one of the most offensive reading assignments we’ve ever come across, regardless of the professor’s claim it was students who clamored to read it.

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