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The Easter Story in Lego

Sunday, March 23rd, 2008
By raincoaster

Jesus Easter EggsThe truly great stories have always inspired creative reinterpretation and re-telling in a variety of media; the Easter story is no exception.

From paintings by Caravaggio and Bacon to the literal re-enactments that take over the Philippines every year, to the singin’, dancin’ disciples in Godspell, to the current Gitmo-referencing Manchester production, the story of the death of Jesus has been interpreted in virtually every art form known to humanity. Even Blogging!

And now, Lego.Brick Testament The Last Supper

At a reported cost of over ten thousand dollars, this American (well, what else could he be?) minister has recreated not only the life of Jesus, but much of the Bible in Lego.

For Easter we have the Last Supper, the Arrest of Jesus, the Trial, the Crucifixion (what an odd word to know how to spell. I mean, how often do you use it, eh? And yet I bet you know how to spell it?), the Empty Tomb, and the Final Appearance. These are only details, you’ve gotta go to the source for the real deal. Simon Peter has that hot Miami Vice stubble thing going on, as well as some major Austin Powers chest hair. Hawt.

As anyone who’s ever compared different biblical translations can attest (or is that “witness“?) the picture you get from the whole is substantially different from the picture you get from the snippets.

God is indeed in the details, but he’s also the original Big Picture Guy!

Brick Testament Last Supper

The Last Supper

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The Arrest of Jesus

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The Trial of Jesus

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The Crucifixion

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The Empty Tomb, OMG OMG OMG!

The Final Appearance

The Final Appearance


Happy Easter!

Sunday, March 23rd, 2008
By Glinda

The Easter Bunny doesn’t hate you!  The Easter Bunny loves you and brings you cool eggs like these ones from Down Under:

iEgg

iEgg USB Port

Stolen shamelessly from the fantastic Magneto Bold Too!









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