Possessed of appalling dress sense (goatskins are SO first millennium), dubious social skills (what with all the shouting and the locust breath), John might seem a bit of a long shot, but don't discount our favourite Wild Desert Prophet just yet. He may not be used to being around so much water, but he's an adaptable sort and we're sure he'll get the hang of it. Hey, he might even bathe.
Looking for news stories about John's voyage on the Ark? Click the headlines below. Meanwhile, follow John's diary during the voyage, post some fan mail and look at the questionnaire he answered before going up the gangplank. Also here is his original story from the Good Book, plus the books etc. where he plays a supporting role.
|Esther and John: budding romance?
The relationship between Esther and John took a new twist when John revealed a dream to make Freud blush, and Esther offered lessons in kissing.
|Angry prophet spills in Crow's Nest
John the Baptist's turn in the Crow's Nest proved angst-ridden, as the prophet revealed his disappointment with the way the last 2,000 years have turned out.
|John gets jumpy
Over the last couple of nights, John the Baptist has exhibited that frenetic energy that made him such a hit by the Jordan.