Monday, October 22, 2012

fascinating art image ecological Christ, Colossians 1

I saw this on Facebook and have no idea of the original source, nor the artist’s intent. But to me it seemed a fascinating expression – in the colours of the rainbow, the dolphins, so often a sign of ecological harmony, rising – of Colossians 1:18-20 – the ecological Christ.

all the broken and dislocated pieces of the universe—people and things, animals and atoms—get properly fixed and fit together in vibrant harmonies, all because of his death, his blood that poured down from the cross

Posted by steve at 09:39 PM


  1. oh dear….cast me out of the Emerging camp then….because I saw it and wanted to laugh at the kitchness… 🙂

    Comment by Graham — October 23, 2012 @ 10:32 pm

  2. me too. but as I looked again, I began to wonder …


    Comment by steve — October 23, 2012 @ 10:47 pm

  3. I recognized this immediately, as will every other 10 yr old girl in America, as Lisa Frank with a little Jesus photoshopping. 🙂

    Comment by Kinda — October 23, 2012 @ 11:27 pm

  4. Even more fascinating. A perfect illustration perhaps of A Profound Weakness, in which “kitsch” is collected, and in so doing, the alleged purity of “high” art is undermined by a lively folk conversation, in which discourse around Jesus remains central,


    Comment by steve — October 24, 2012 @ 7:20 am

  5. frustratingly compelling, really frustrating! But….

    Comment by Sally Coleman — October 24, 2012 @ 10:35 pm

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