Why do we fear skulls, yet keep images of them all around us?
While Jesus literally flipped out at moneychangers in the temple, Hermes had the depth to see the sacred quality of their trade, uniting sex, money and enlightenment.
Jesus and snake of Asclepius are the same? Christians: How do you react to the idea that Jesus is one form of a sacred snake nailed to a post? If you accepted this idea, would it deepen your faith or weaken it?
Is this just an artist’s whimsy? Perhaps not. A comment from someone in Ohio mentions, “My Bugs Bunny tattoo on my ankle gives people of the Mennonite congregation I pastor something to talk about!” Something to talk about, indeed? But what? What do those Mennonites say? Why a Bugs Bunny tattoo? Why on the ankle? Why the Mennonite connection?