The Face of Christ: Part 5 – All Nations, Tribes, and Tongues

Now we have, in brief, dug into the history of Christian art and had the opportunity to enjoy art from around the world. So why bother to show all of these images? Why should it matter if we have a variety of art from around the world? I share them because they show how we …

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The Face of Christ: Part 3 – The History of Christian Art

In the previous installments of this series, we addressed the foundation for this discussion, the ethnicity of Jesus, and the Gospel message. As always, there is a necessity to understand history, and that is what we will discuss in the following. The last section began that discussion by speaking a little on Jesus' earthly ethnic history concerning …

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The Face of Christ: Part 2 – Jesus’ Ethnicity and Message

In the first installment of this series, we broached the idea that some people wish to destroy images of Christ for no other reason than they are perceived to be ethnically inaccurate. Such an argument is faulty at best and immoral at worst. People who make such arguments miss the main point of the art …

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The Face of Christ: Part 1 – Culture Clash

How terrible it is to look into the face of God and see only the color of His skin.Andrew Klavan The subject of art, particularly statues, has become one of the main topics of conversation in recent days and weeks. It is not a new subject, and it is certainly one worth having. But most …

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