Re: Darwin in a Fish Decal

Iain Davidson (idavidso@METZ.UNE.EDU.AU)
Wed, 17 May 1995 06:23:31 +1000

>In message Thomas Love writes:
>> I'd be interested in people's reactions/reflections on the appropriation
>> of this meaningful Christian symbol. No flames, please. As a Christian
>> anthropologist, I'm partly amused by this, partly offended by the
>> misappropriation of a meaningful symbol, and fascinated by the
>> social/cultural/political dynamics involved. Cheers.

So we know the origins of the Xtian thing, but when did it start to
reappear? It seems to me that it was not common until ?1970s? Was this a
Billy Graham thing or something associated with those sort of cults. Was
it American or more widespread?

Iain Davidson
Archaeology and Palaeoanthropology
University of New England
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