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    Chinese & Japanese depiction of Virgin Mary & Jesus

    The image of a fully-bearded Jesus with long hair did not become established until the 6th century in Eastern Christianity, and much later in the West. Images of Jesus tend to show ethnic characteristics similar to those of the culture in which the image has been created.
    Depiction of Jesus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    This is the Chinese version.

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    Our Lady of China is the name given to an apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Donglu, China, first appearing in 1900.













    and Japanese depiction of Virgin Mary & Jesus...







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    & wat makes u think the current depiction used is any better

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    Quote Originally Posted by LgO-sluglives View Post
    & wat makes u think the current depiction used is any better
    who think that?...wat? u think i'm mocking this?

    i'm a neutral stance here & i just find it very interesting..

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    i have some christmas cards i got from taiwan last year, it was the first time i ever saw chinese style depictions of the nativity scene. but i cant scan n upload cos i left them in singapore.
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    Thats cute


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    thanks! nice pictures! yeah, people think jesus is white because the whiteys were the ones spreading christianity. so sometimes god is made in our image, rather than the other way around. i'm sure got negro jesus somewhere to cater to africans some time back

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