A team of psychologists from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill conducted a research, asking American Christians how they imagine God looks like. The majority of the respondents see God as young, Caucasian, and male, reports Church Times.
The study surveyed 511 devout Christians in the U.S. Participants were asked to create a picture of God based on hundreds of pictures of faces. The selected pictures were then combined to make a composite image of God.
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