And Jesus can’t save you, life starts when the church ends
This line can be read in two ways:
The idea of Church, Christianity especially, is that the purpose of living is following the rules in order to get to heaven. In Jay’s eyes, this is the next world, you should set your own rules. New York is a concrete jungle, there’s No Church in the Wild.
Jay meant that real life (even Christianity) starts when you get out of the walls of your house or of a church and you have to overcome the problems you face.
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