Art: Nebraskans v. Beard

The Lord told the Prophet Ezekiel to ". . . take thee a barber's razor, and cause it to pass upon thine head and upon thy beard. . . ." (Ezekiel v, i.) But the Biblical record failed to specify 1) that Ezekiel had a beard, 2) that he complied with the Lord's command, 3) whether he stayed cleanshaven or let another beard grow. When Sculptor Lee Lawrie designed the eight figures for the base of the tower of the new $10,000,000 State Capitol at Lincoln, Neb. he gave his Ezekiel a beard. Last...

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