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30 Years Later, A Sculpture Of Jesus As A Nude Woman Finally Gets Its Due

”Theologically and historically indefensible” ? that’s how Bishop Walter Dennis described a bronze sculpture of Christ as a nude woman in 1984. The 4-foot, 250-pound figure hung in New York’s Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine ? although, thanks to the Bishop’s commentary and a barrage of hate mail, only briefly. Due to the aggressive backlash, the sculpture was promptly packed up and shipped out soon after its arrival.
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