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'Homeless Jesus' Provokes Debate on What it Means to Be Christian
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 12:47pm | Type: Blog

In a small college town 20 miles north of Charlotte, N.C., “Homeless Jesus” is provoking more conversation than a month of Sunday sermons. In a small college town 20 miles north o ...

Homeless Jesus Sculpture Searches for a Home
Originally Posted: 04/18/2013 - 9:54am | Type: Blog

Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz notes the ironies in his latest creation, “Jesus the Homeless,” a bronze sculpture depicting the Christian savior huddled beneath a blanket on an actual-size park bench. Only ...

Beauty and Liberation
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 10:23am | Type: Magazine Article

E. Ethelbert Miller A tribute to artist Elizabeth Catlett WHENEVER I entered a museum gallery and saw sculptu ...

Female Slavery in Our Own Back Yards
Originally Posted: 12/06/2011 - 3:31pm | Type: Blog

Human trafficking is the manipulation of people, mostly poor women and children, through abuse, torture, rape, and violence, to be used as profit for others. In other words, it's slavery. It is here in th ...