|DAY 242||PHILOSOPHY OF ART|
ART IMITATING GOD
“Pictures about Jesus’s childhood, teachings, sufferings and death are—regardless of our beliefs—in a very real sense pictures about us.”
—Neil MacGregor, Seeing Salvation
The Christian religion is unique in its belief that God literally became a physical, human person. Of course, the belief in Jesus Christ as both God and man presents some dense philosophical puzzles, but it also potentially opens the door for certain kinds of worship—and artwork—that might be unacceptable ...