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An Icon of Mormon Christianity

posted on August 3, 2012

At Patheos, John Turner discusses the Mormon “Christus,” an “eleven-foot statue of the resurrected Jesus,” replicas of which adorn “a large number of Latter-day Saint visitor centers around the world.” Historian Ed Blum has recently called the Christus “an icon of white supremacy.” Turner thinks the statue is better described as “an assertion of Mormon Christianness.”

Read at Patheos