‘Homeless Jesus’ in earshot of Big Ben
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 @ 00:19
by Paul Wilkinson and Madeleine
A SCULPTURE of Christ sleeping rough should soon find a home at
the Methodist Central Hall, London.
Its creator, Tim Schmalz, a Canadian, had hoped that his work
Jesus the Homeless would go to St Martin-in-the-Fields, in
Trafalgar Square (News,
19 September); but, despite the church's long-standing ministry
to the homeless, the Vicar, Canon Sam Wells, said that he could not
accept it because of a rule banning anyone from sleeping or lying
down inside the church.
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