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Old 07-07-2008, 12:53 AM
 
Location: Houston
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Originally Posted by YahwehisGod View Post
Neither depicting Christ as white (Caucasian) or of "no color and every color" is right. Jesus was Jewish, hence he had the physical characteristics of your typical 1st century Jew.

Where's the controversy?
Which resembled current day Palestinians. Look at the countries they were from.
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Old 07-08-2008, 05:15 PM
 
Location: Huntsville, AL
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If say, someone went into majority white churches, and replaced the current pictures of Jesus (light skinned, long-brown hair, and blue eyes), as well as the pictures of Mary and the Disciples, and replaced them with historically accurate photos of them? What I mean is, Jesus would have brown skin, with wool-like hair, and bronzed feet.

This is what, biblical and historically, people from the Middle East looked like during Jesus' time.

Personally, I feel like the outcry from this would reach epic proportions and be legendary. Like BIG.
Is your intent to start a racial issue, about Jesus? I think most people are fully aware of what skin color middle eastern people have. I think the only outcry would be someone going into someone else's church and messing with it, just like someone coming into your home and changing things around. It will be a great day when skin color isn't an issue on every conceivable topic.
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