Behold! The Jewish Jesus




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  1. Have a look at a picture of what Jesus may have actually looked like, according to the forensic experts 🙂

    https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/health/a234/1282186/

    “The fact that he probably looked a great deal more like a darker-skinned Semite than westerners are used to seeing him pictured is a reminder of his universality,” says Charles D. Hackett, director of Episcopal studies at the Candler School of Theology in Atlanta. “And [it is] a reminder of our tendency to sinfully appropriate him in the service of our cultural values.”

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  2. Have a look at a picture of what Jesus may have actually looked like, according to the forensic experts 🙂

    https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/health/a234/1282186/

    “The fact that he probably looked a great deal more like a darker-skinned Semite than westerners are used to seeing him pictured is a reminder of his universality,” says Charles D. Hackett, director of Episcopal studies at the Candler School of Theology in Atlanta. “And [it is] a reminder of our tendency to sinfully appropriate him in the service of our cultural values.”

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