Is a Lego Koran Next?
Pics from the Brick Testament, 4,500 biblical scenes made entirely from Legos.
While tea partiers, Muslims, and the feds fret over the "Ground Zero Mosque," one artist has built a religious monument of an entirely different sort.
The world may have been created in six days, but it's taken Brendan Powell Smith more than eight years and $15,000 to create The Brick Testament, a painstaking reconstruction of 4,500 biblical scenes made entirely from Legos.
Below is his version of Genesis 38:9-10, in which Onan sleeps with his brother's wife, tries not to impregnate her, and learns the hard way that Yahweh exacts a significant penalty for early withdrawal:
Photos by Brendan Powell Smith
(For more birth control methods and trivia over the years, check out our "Masters of the Uterus" timeline here.)