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2010-11-15 21:44:58

Popular culture plays an important role when young Swedes interpret the figure of Jesus in new ways. This is the conclusion of a new thesis in religious studies from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. In recent decades, images of Jesus that differ markedly from traditional images have created debate and stirred up strong feelings among both Christian groups and individuals. One example of this is Elisabeth Ohlson Wallin's "Ecce Homo" images. Muslims also distanced themselves from Ohlson...