How “Zombie Jesus” Guides Us through the Postmodern Apocalypse

The following is an excerpt from The Undead and Theology (2012, Wipf and Stock Publishers), a collection of essays that analyze, from a theological standpoint, the significance of cultural depictions of zombies, vampires, and other undead creatures. In this excerpt, John W. Morehead examines the phenomenon of Zombie Walks and the satirical figure of Zombie Jesus, and how they relate to our culture's postmodern views of the apocalypse.Tracing the origins of Zombie Jesus is difficult, but i … [Read more...]