I’ve drawn some cartoons for a book, ‘Beard Theology – a holy history of hairy faces’, by the Church Mouse.
In summary: at various points in history Christians have been adamant that men should wear beards. At other times in history Christians have been certain that men should not wear beards. This book tells this story, with humour and stories from church history that you probably haven’t heard before. It also raises the question: if we’ve been so certain but so wrong about beards, might this have anything to say about other modern-day church controversies?
It was great to work with the Church Mouse on illustrations for the book. You’ll have to buy it to see them all, but here’s a sample.
There’s a lot more info, including interviews and reviews on beardtheology.com.
You can buy the book in all kinds of places, but here’s one or two: