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The Brick Testament is a project consisting of sections of The Bible illustrated with photos of LEGO figures reenacting them.

Apart from the obvious stylistic choice, the site is also notable for illustrating not only the well-known Bible stories, but emphasizing the less palatable sections that you will never have learned in the typical Sunday School, such as "The Iron Chariots".

Oh, and have we mentioned that the author is an atheist who likes to mock the very subject he is illustrating whenever he has the chance?

This webcomic provides examples of:[1]

  • A Million Is a Statistic: Averted. During the story of Noah's Ark, he goes out of his way to remind us that yes, Noah's family and some animals lived on the boat, but everyone else on the planet dies. Every man, woman, and child drowns around them. When the rainbow of peace shines over a field of skeletons, it's almost comical.
  • Angry Eyebrows: Yahweh has them.
  • Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking: Almost literally. In this page, the insults that the crowd throw at Samson are "Murderer!", "Arsonist!", and "That riddle sucked!"
  • Barbie Doll Anatomy: Well, these are LEGO figures, after all.
  • The Bible
  • Bible Times
  • Built With Lego
  • Calling the Old Man Out: Revelation has a man pretty much calling God an egotistical megalomaniac for bringing said revelation.
  • God Is Evil: Among other things, the section of Revelation in which murderers are cast into the lake of fire includes, among the people suffering there, the prophet Moses.
  • Kubrick Stare: Jesus, especially, with an incredibly serious look on his face.
  • Light Is Not Good: The angels have maniac evil faces (most notable in the Revelation section) in spite of their white clothes and butterfly wings, which makes Yahweh's evilness more obvious.
  • Lighter and Softer: Oh so very much subverted. LEGO doesn't make everything cuter.
  • MS Ting: Some characters add in snarky comments during some scenes.
  • Nightmare Fuel Coloring Book: The choice of medium makes the blood'n'gore (represented by heaps of translucent red tiles) and mass destruction that much more disturbing.
  • Shown Their Work: Every comic includes a modern English translation of the original Bible passage.
  • Stealth Parody
  • Visual Pun: Very much used.
  1. in addition to tropes found in The Bible itself, of course