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Morgan starts off with a half-serious, half-joking question: “Would Jesus Have Sat for a Portrait?” He goes on to consider the implications of the images Christians use of Jesus, and mentions the “implicit ethnocentricity” involved.
Compare the well-known image of Jesus by Sallman with the two that follow:
Sallman’s Jesus: http://www.journeywithjesus.net/Essays/Jesus_Sallman_sm.jpg
Middle Eastern Jesus (from 6th Century icon): https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4a/Spas_vsederzhitel_sinay.jpg
African Jesus: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/550916966887541503/
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