Jesus in a Box

By Keith Kloor | May 21, 2011 6:11 pm

When he was two or three, my oldest son asked, “who’s that,” when we walked past this shrine in our neighborhood. Not sure what to say, my wife blurted out, “that’s Jesus in a box.”

And so for a while, every time we walked by it, my son would point and say, “There’s Jesus in a box.” I’ll let you know if he’s busted out and taken all the Brooklyn believers to heaven.

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About Keith Kloor

Keith Kloor is a NYC-based journalist, and an adjunct professor of journalism at New York University. His work has appeared in Slate, Science, Discover, and the Washington Post magazine, among other outlets.From 2000 to 2008, he was a senior editor at Audubon Magazine.In 2008-2009, he was a Fellow at the University of Colorado’s Center for Environmental Journalism, in Boulder, where he studied how a changing environment (including climate change) influenced prehistoric societies in the U.S. Southwest.He covers a wide range of topics, from conservation biology and biotechnology to urban planning and archaeology.


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