On Good Friday, I point NCR readers to an old 60-minute video essay by on the artistic images of Jesus Christ. It is a short, interesting examination by Andy Rooney of how (and why) certain artists depicted Christ in particular ways. And brings up a couple of intriguing questions: Does anyone really know what Jesus looked like? Does it matter?
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