Tuesday 23 October 2018

In a mixed-up world, what would Jesus do?

In a Christmas Soapbox, Gene Kerrigan outlines three possible and fairly plausible versions of a Second Coming

Illustration: Tom Halliday
Illustration: Tom Halliday
Gene Kerrigan

Gene Kerrigan

Suppose Jesus Christ came back. How would that work out in today's Ireland?

Well, it might depend on the manner of his Second Coming. Would he resume more or less where he left off, a militant martyr condemned for his radical message?

Or would he turn up in a manger, newly born in humble circumstances?

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