Why do different cultures/ethnicities portray a Jesus in their likeness?

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    It's called Anthropomorphization.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Because God is not defined as one thing so he can be any race or ethnicity and is considered all race and ethnicities..

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    becuase they want him to look the same as them, becuase they can feel closer to some of the same ethnic mix as them.

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  • 1 decade ago

    We make our gods in our own image. It's a comfort thing.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    So they can say that he is THEIR saviour.

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