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Star Wars Nativity Scenes: In A Manger Far, Far Away

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Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 4:01 PM

A long time ago, in a manger far far away...people were revising their Christian iconography to fit a Lucasfilm agenda. Check out these Star Wars themed nativity sets. Sacrilegious, but crafty.

1. What Rebel Child Is This?

Are these Stormtroopers Mary and Joseph? Or are they inspecting the newborn savior? Made by Stefan Le Du, via Flickr.

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2. Imperial Parade Goes To Bethlehem

Shot by JP Puerta. Not sure what's going on with the Imperial parade arriving at the Nativity. Possibly they are paying homage. Or staging a coup.

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3. LEGO Star Wars Nativity

Made by fan Larry Lars. His entry in a contest. Looks like a winner! Read the Official Star Wars Blog's interview with Lars.

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4. Baby Jesus R2D2

R2D2 as the baby Jesus, as conceptualized by Elodie Boutbout. Robots shall inherit the earth.

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5. Two Wise Droids

"The jawa brought the frankincense, and the gonk droid brough the myrhh," says maker Colonel Loves You.

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