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Homeless Jesus statue finds a homeTimothy Schmalz has been sculpting Jesus for 25 years, but he's never created a statue quite like this. The Ontario-based artist said that this new version of Jesus is meant to provoke.Timothy Schmalz created this bronze sculpture of Jesus. “I’m very sensitive about the stereotypes that people have of Christianity,so I wanted to give a fresh presentation.”After a year of searching, a homeless Jesus statue has found a home.He heard “no” from St. Michael’s Cathedral in Toronto and St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York, but this bronze Jesus finally found a resting place at a Jesuit theology school in Toronto.Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz came up with the idea for the unusual sculpture after spotting a homeless person sleeping on the corner of one of Toronto’s busiest streets.It was Christmastime and while the rest of the city was bustling around with the holiday spirit, this person was wrapped up in a sleeping bag. Schmalz didn’t know if it was a man or ...