Religion: Jews for Jesus

Big John, a barker outside a San Francisco flesh club called the Garden of Eden, handed out prurient postcards to Saturday-night strollers. Near by, a group of 13 Levi's-clad preachers picketed the club and passed out leaflets which read "Topless! Bottomless! Nothingness!" The picketers looked like typical Jesus freaks, except that four of them were wearing skullcaps and one carried a placard proclaiming "Jesus the Messiah Has Come."

The picketers, who called themselves "Jews for Jesus," are part of the growing, nationwide Jewish wing of the Jesus movement. Whether pamphleteering on the West...

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