"Lord Harries, 'The Crucifixion of Christ in Art'" (2011)

Gresham College lecture on You Tube, uploaded on Aug 24, 2011. There are no surviving depictions of Jesus on the cross in the catacombs, but by the middle ages it had become the definitive and defining image of Christianity. Yet there have been, and continue to be, major shifts in what this image has been trying to convey. [LRH]