What is an infographic?

From wikipeadia: Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge.
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Information_graphics)

From a graphic design point-of-view, infographics can be visually satisfying if done well, and convey a large amount of information in a visual, creative and ordered way.

Below are two infographics that I stumbled across on the internet related to Christianity from this website.

infographic_harmony_of_gospels


View more images of this: THE HARMONY OF THE GOSPELS—250 EVENTS IN THE LIFE OF CHRIST


infographic_harmony_of_bible


View more images of this: A SINGLE STORY—THE BIBLE THROUGH THE LENS OF 250 EVENTS

Copyright for the above two images: Beurre Appétit © 2010