Jesus Christ: God's Revelation to the World

Book Resources: Chapter 10: Jesus in Early Christian Art


Jesus in Early Christian Art

Film Focus Point: Slideshow of very early Christian artwork of Jesus, with Gregorian chant

Text Focus Point: Page 246

Discussion Questions

  1. How do these early images of Jesus compare with typical images of today? Give at least one similarity and one difference?
  2. What can such old images teach us about Jesus and the early Church?
  3. Do different visual representations of Jesus help you to focus on different aspects of his character?

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