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Statues of Jesus: A Photo Essay

Updated: Jul 02, 2010 08:45
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I spent the last part of my work day looking at pictures of Jesus statues instead of finishing some time-sensitive assignments. This is how I feel about my choices now:

Does that make me like Jesus? Just kidding! I don’t think that '“ do I look like (everybody’s favorite anti-Semite) Huey Long to you?

This is Christ of the Ozarks, built on the orders of old Huey somewhere in Arkansas at this place called Magnetic Mountain. Scary! When he heard he was being immortalized by the same sculptor who built Dinosaur World, he probably felt like doing this:

Good thing Jesus can breathe underwater!

But just because He’s submerged in the ocean somewhere off the coast of Florida doesn’t mean He’s not all-knowing. He’s still watching you…

Thanks to Flickr, Wiki, and CampBlood for all the pics!

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Rebecca graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a degree in Literature, but she tells everyone she majored in Psychology so they don't ask her for book recommendations. She likes coffee, pickles, free yoga classes, and spends a lot of time with her dog.

1 Comment

  1. Pierce
    July 3, 2010 at 10:11 am

    Let’s not forget Touchdown Jesus struck by lightning in Ohio.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100615/ap_on_re_us/us_lightning_strikes_jesus_statue