Friday, September 11, 2020

Magic Jesus?

BIBLE HISTORY DAILY: Jesus Holding a Magic Wand? Supernatural Depictions of Jesus in Early Christian Art (Marek Dospěl). This essay is a summary of an article by Lee M. Jefferson in the current issue of BAR. The article is behind the subscription wall, but the essay is worth a read on its own.

There is more magic Jesus in the apocryphal traditions. For flying Jesus, see here and for shape-shifting Jesus, see here.

Cross-file under Iconography.

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