Thursday, September 15, 2005

Jesus = A Wimp in a White Nightie??

Christian charity hopes agitprop art will oust 'wimp' image of Jesus Quote!

The church is to draw on images of two of the most famous Communist revolutionaries of the 20th century in an advertising campaign aimed at ending the perception of Christ as a "wimp in a white nightie".

Bold, red posters featuring Jesus as a baby play on the idea of the infant Christ as the South American guerrilla fighter Che Guevara or the Chinese leader Mao Zedong.

Also covered by Christianity Today here.