“Flea markets dot the modern West, like economic outlaws setting up shop and doing business in their own way. Individualism is part of the creed, and Arthur Farnsley ’83 discovered that it also translates to their beliefs. which he’s dubbed “flea market Jesus.”

That’s the introduction to Australia Broadcasting Corporation’s interview of Art Farnsley about his book, Flea Market JesusListen to the interview here.

Read Farnsley’s essay about “flea market capitalists,” the cover story for the January 23, 2013 issue of The Christian Century.

Read “Flea Market Believers” in Christianity Today.

Farnsley is Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture at the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts, Indianapolis, IN.