In Monroe, Ohio, artist James Lynch has created a giant Jesus by the side of the road. The church that has commisioned Lynch has submitted the thing for the Guinness Book of Records, claiming it’s the biggest Jesus in the World, if the underground body parts were to be included…

The pose of the statue has generated plenty of discussion. The upraised arms familiar to “praise” service attendees conjures different images for locals, who refer to the big Savior as “Touchdown Jesus,” or “Drowning Jesus.”

More about the thing @ Roadside America. Musician Heywood Banks has made a song about it:

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