"Head of Christ" removed from Ohio school ... had been displayed since 1947

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"Head of Christ" removed from Ohio school ... had been displayed since 1947

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Extortion

Lesson learned: One family can blackmail an entire community into compliance with an expensive lawsuit. 

Isn't that just peachy.

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I'm not a fan of his art
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The original

Thomas Kinkade. Saccharine. 

 

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The Irony . . .

How appropriate:

TylerR is the Pastor of Faith Baptist Church in Divernon, Illinois. 

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On Irony . . .

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How appropriate:

Would you / do you have Sallman's Head of Christ:

  • In your home? (Me ... nope!)
  • In your church? (Ditto!) 

I would much prefer "Grace" which is the official Minnesota State picture. We have a copy displayed in our dining room.

 

 

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Ashamed

I am from Washington, where they're debating mandating insurance companies to cover abortions. I have no pride left . . .

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2013/03/washington_state_mulls_manda...

 

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Picture

It isn't about the picture necessarily. The picture was donated to the school in 1947. It was considered by most in the community as a piece of the history of the school/community. 

I think it is also interesting that the community was overwhelmingly in favor of keeping it, but the school didn't want to use taxpayer funds to pay for the lengthy litigation process.