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 4 – Christ in Culture and Art

As discussed in the previous installment of this series, it is both acceptable and good to preserve and appreciate art from around the world. In the following, we will discuss types of depictions of Christ, examine the implications of depicting His face, and get the chance to view examples of that art from around the …

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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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Fishing for the Sick

But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law who belonged to their sect complained to his disciples, “Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?” Jesus answered them, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to …

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