I recently shared a photo of a display outside a church, as an example of how not to evangelize Jedi. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t ways for Christians to connect to Jedi and the wider Star Wars crowd.
Around the web, I discovered today, there are a surprisingly large of depictions of “Jedi Jesus” online which are worth reflecting on (even if only in an attempt to figure out what the appeal is of making and sharing such images). And they seem to be more effective among Jedi, if the t-shirts and logos at the end of this post is anything to go by. Let me know what you make of them.
It was a version of this one that got me thinking about these images today, and so I’ll share it first:
This one, from Stickman Studios, is the simplest, and yet I think it is my favorite even so:
This one puzzles me…
…even more than this one:
And here is the evidence that some find that their identity as Christians and as Star Wars fans intersects:
So what do you make of them? Are they amusing, insulting, clever, or something else?