Jesus Was Not Made of Plastic: A Brief Conceptual/Interpretive Note for Aspiring Culture-Warrior Art Critics

In considering why to be


(or whether or not to

be offended

) by




it might be helpful to bear in mind that a

mass-produced crucifix

is not exactly the same thing as the literal body of Jesus Christ. (Also, in this case, that ants are among God’s creatures.) (And, conversely, that ants might crawl on actual dead bodies in tombs.)

That is, if you’re so sure that art with a representation of a representation of Jesus in it is blasphemy, you should probably think about what it is that you worship.