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An Icon You Can Click On

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It was originally published as a chapter in Dr. Doctrine’s Christian Comix, issue 2 (InterVarsity Press, 1998). This was a way-ahead-of-its-time set of comic books that took on serious theological topics in a cartoon format. It was so far ahead of its time that the citizens of earth-present did not purchase many copies, apparently thinking it was intended for citizens of earth-future. Big ideas in little cartoons, reverent theology and irreverent fun, etc.

But if your idea of a good time is to hear a talking sheep interview the church fathers, then here’s something you don’t want to miss. John of Damascus’ On the Divine Images with a cartoon sheep.

(The Dr. Doctrine character, by the way, is qualified to do the interview. In addition to his doctorate, he holds a B.A.A.A. and Master of Ovinity degree.)

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