Beyond Books: The “Head of Christ”

The history of the most iconic image of Jesus in American culture — and why it points to an imbalance in the religious influence we attribute to books vs. material culture. [Read more…]

What Does Jesus Look Like?

The History Channel’s hit miniseries “The Bible” offers us yet another on-screen depiction of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. The honor this time goes to Diogo Morgado, whom the New York Post calls “a kind of surfer Jesus.” The Portuguese actor’s Jesus is not exactly Anglo (although his on-screen accent is); but basically, this Jesus [Read More…]