Jesus was thoroughly Jewish. Even so, different cultures and ethnicities have often portrayed Jesus and others from the Bible as being from their group. Sometimes this is done to symbolize the fact that Jesus came for all the nations of the world.
Since Christianity for many centuries was based largely in Europe, these important characters of salvation history have often been depicted as white Europeans. Which is fine, but other cultures have also depicted them according to their own appearances.
Enter Lu Hongnian, a 20th century Chinese artist, that made these beautiful depictions of the life of Our Jesus Christ.
[See also: 6 of the Oldest Images of Our Lord Jesus Christ]
The Birth of Christ
The Angel appearing to the shepherds near Bethlehem
The Adoration of the Magi
The Flight into Egypt
Jesus with the Woman at the Well
Jesus washing the feet of his Apostles
Jesus calming the storm
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