Tag: Mark 8:27-9:8

In one of the rooms near the end of the hall, there are portraits of Jesus. They show him with children… which is right. They show him with a crown of thorns… which is right. They show him knocking on a door… which I’m sure he did and which is a good metaphor. And they show him being White, with flowing blond hair, a Greek nose, and striking blue eyes… and that is wrong. Now, don’t misunderstand me. There are millions of portraits of Jesus. Artists have portrayed him as every shape and size and race and color; with…

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