Representation of suffering bodies in Christianity | Mary Beard’s Shock of the Nude

Mary Beard looks at how Christianity has influenced the depiction of human bodies in Western art.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 4'46''
  • Broadcast year: 2020
Curriculum Connection
  • Religious Education | Christianity | Practices | Art as an expression of Christianity

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Mary Beard's Shock of the Nude
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: 2