Deformation of Christ

The Morning GIF: A Christmas miracle

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What if Jesus was an ugly baby? Not a question to which theologians have given a great deal of thought, but one which has clearly occurred to artist and filmmaker Kristian Andrews.

Remixing High Renaissance with low comedy, distant past with current events, his “The Deformation of Christ” is truly one of the most unforgettable Christmas GIFs ever seen. Clearly, although only a youthful virgin, Mary has some pull with her babydaddy, as her call for divine intervention is swiftly answered.

Amen, sister. Amen.

GIF via Kristian Andrews/ChristmasGIFs.org