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David Tombs

David Tombs

Howard Paterson Chair of Theology and Public Issues, University of Otago
David Tombs is a lay Anglican theologian and the Howard Paterson Chair of Theology and Public Issues, at the University of Otago, Aotearoa New Zealand. He has a longstanding interest in contextual and liberation theologies and their application to social issues. He is originally from the United Kingdom and previously worked at the University of Roehampton in London (1992-2001), and then in Belfast, Northern Ireland, for the Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College Dublin (2001-2014).

Art depicts Jesus in a loincloth on the cross – the brutal truth is he would have been naked

Mar 28, 2024 12:02 pm UTC| Insights & Views

When Jesus is shown on the cross, he is almost always depicted wearing a loincloth around his waist. We now know, however, this has more to do with artistic convention than historical accuracy. Featuring a loincloth...

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