White Jesus

The long history of how Jesus came to resemble a white European

"I study the evolving image of Jesus Christ from A.D. 1350 to 1600. Some of the best-known depictions of Christ, from Leonardo da Vinci’s “Last Supper” to Michelangelo’s “Last Judgment” in the Sistine Chapel, were produced during this period. But the all-time most-reproduced image of Jesus comes.... is Warner Sallman’s light-eyed, light-haired 'Head of Christ' from 1940." - The Conversation

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