Thursday, February 10, 2011

Christianity Lite

We're doing some renovations, so Mr. Pinkerton has been taking stuff off the walls (since said walls are soon to be demolished--callooh callay!). The youngest Miss Pinkerton (6) was examining at close quarters one of our crucifixes, noting how the corpus was attached to the cross, and the relative size/weight of each. Suddenly she looked up and said, "Jesus would be a lot lighter without the cross!" And there, in a nutshell, you have the theology of many a Church du Jour denomination in North America and Europe today. Out of the mouths of babes...

"Jesus in Jeans" by Peter Royle. As I commented on another website last year, it rather looks as though he's just hurled himself from the parapet of the temple, no? And here, indeed is the proof:

The saddest part is that this is a Catholic church.

1 comment:

  1. Was just looking through your archives and found this. I think he needs a skateboard.