Those guys with guns on the roof only want to be closer to God. Sadly, this was misinterpreted.
This one is a classic, BF. Thank you for reminding us of Elmer Gantry and the “preacher” in a very scary movie, “Night of the Hunter.” There is something about lust, the profit motive, and getting something over on the rubes that are universal and prey on spirituality. Oh, and you nailed it.