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has been presenting to youth, pretty much unchallenged, a middle-class Jesus, a Jesus of comfort representing God's personal love for the individual youth, the assuager of adolescent anxieties, the giver of the Jesus hug.
Among the hundreds of names submitted but somehow failed to make the cut: Acadaemions, Acolytes, Al McGuires, Algonquins, Amblin' Amoebas, Apollonians, Armadillo, Assuagers, Astrals and Avenging Angels.