The Image Matters — Jesus Creed

Chris Gehrz, on Sallman’s head of Christ: I’m quite sure that being exposed so often to Sallman’s Head of Christ not only fixed my idea about the physical appearance of Jesus, but unconsciously shaped my self-identity as a white American. Let me quote again from Blum and Harvey: By wrapping itself with the alleged form of Jesus, whiteness gave itself a…

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