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Justice-themed Nativity scenes make a splash

December 30, 2019, 12:04 am
The Christian Century
The Nativity scene at Claremont United Methodist Church in California is striking. Mannequins of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph are separated in individual cages topped with barbed wire. A baby Jesus is wrapped in what resembles a Mylar blanket, similar to the sheets migrants have been given in holding cells. On a podium, a message reads ...