(RNS1-feb26) William H. Johnson’s ‘Jesus and the Three Marys’ (c. 1939-1940) – A new exhibit at New York’s Museum of Biblical Art makes one point clear and inescapable: Biblical narratives and imagery have been an underlining constant in the life of African-American Christians. For use with RNS-BLACKS-BIBLE, transmitted on February 26, 2013, RNS photo courtesy Howard University Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
(RNS1-OCT12) Actor Blair Underwood (“Sex and the City”) provides the voice of Jesus in
“Inspired By … The Bible Experience,” an audio version of the Bible featuring a cast of black
actors. See RNS-BLACK-BIBLE, transmitted Oct. 12, 2006. Religion News Service photo
courtesy of Zondervan.