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The face that’s everywhere

We’ve all seen it. An entire generation grew up with this image of Jesus in their minds. But who made it, and how did it become so popular? Read more http://www.christianitytoday.com/ch/2006/issue91/11.11.html

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Places to see artists’ passion for Christ

“For nearly two millennia, Christians around the world have created images of Jesus. But just as the precise understanding of who Jesus was, and what his life means, always has varied, Christian artists have portrayed him in a staggering range of ways,” says art historian David Morgan of Valparaiso University. … For Easter weekend, he shares with USA TODAY’s Shawn Sell some distinctive images found throughout the world. Read more at http://www.usatoday.com/travel/destinations/10great/2004-04-08-christ-images_x.htm

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Divergent visions of the Christ

Long before most people could read a Bible, art was the language of faith. And when Protestants diverged from Catholics to focus solely on Scripture, their images of the central event in Christianity — the Easter story of Jesus’ death and resurrection — diverged as well. Read more at http://www.usatoday.com/news/religion/2004-04-06-christ-usat_x.htm

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