John the Baptist was an itinerant preacher and a major religious figure mentioned in the Canonical gospels and the Quran. He is described in the Gospel of Luke as a relative of Jesus. John is regarded as a prophet in Christianity, Islam, the Bahá’í Faith, and Mandaeism. From the book “We are all equal”, by Finn Nygaard. Author Elsebeth Aasted Schanz, PhD, Manager and curator of the Danish Poster Museum.