Talk:Christus (statue)

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LDS usageEdit

"The LDS Church uses the image of the Christus on its webpages"? This was certainly true some time ago. Is this still the case? 80.42.22.170 (talk) 18:28, 19 October 2013 (UTC)

Yes; it's actually been a core piece of the LDS Church's internal & external "branding" for some time now (including pre-internet), so much so that many members of the LDS Church are not aware that the work is not an inherently Mormon, and that it was only adopted by the LDS Church in the mid-to-late 20th century. -- 208.81.184.4 (talk) 23:52, 21 October 2013 (UTC)

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Not known outside Denmark?Edit

The source for the claim that the statue was mostly unknown outside Denmark before 1896 doesn't actually make that claim, and the work appears to have been cited as a first example of such notice, which is clearly research as it stands, and in any case is probably untrue: 1896 is also the year that the copy at Johns Hopkins Hospital was put on display, so it isn't terribly unlikely that the statue was better known than is claimed here. I'm inclined to strike the whole passage, and for that matter reorganize the whole copy section so that it more accurately reflects the LDS adoption of what was already a widely copied work. Mangoe (talk) 05:14, 31 December 2019 (UTC)

Conflicting creation datesEdit

Can someone resolve the following conflicting statements re the statue’s creation?:

“Since its completion in 1838,...” “The statue of Jesus was completed in 1821.” — Preceding unsigned comment added by 96.39.206.117 (talk) 21:15, 4 April 2020 (UTC)

Name CorrectionEdit

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is no longer referred to as the "Mormon Church". — Preceding unsigned comment added by Nhoj Yesmar (talkcontribs) 14:39, 5 April 2020 (UTC)

It is also not known to be referred to as "LDS Chirxh RFMarves (talk) 11:56, 23 August 2022 (UTC)

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