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What Color Is Jesus? (Is This A Significant Question?)
The earliest depictions of Christ was introduced in the 3rd -century by the Roman Catholic Church in Vatican City. Rome, is said to be among the first to illustrate Jesus.
At this time the Romans could financially provide the best artists, in which they depicted Jesus in their cultural image. The Romans illustrated Jesus as a man with a strong build, without a beard, with white skin, and curly hair.
By the 6th century the bearded depiction of Jesus with white skin, and long blonde hair had developed.
Now as time evolves different cultures are illustrating Jesus according to their ethnic characteristics.
In 2004 the movie, “The Passion of the Christ," Jesus was portrayed by Jim Caviezel.
Caviezel’s features were altered to project a Middle Eastern portrayal of Christ.
Out of curiosity some people wonder what color is Jesus. Is this a significant question?
This article touches on this curious subject.
The First Depiction Of Jesus
Caviezel’s Features Were Altered to Project a Middle Eastern Portrayal of Christ
There has been research conducted by Paleoecologist which attempt to reconstruct the facial characteristics of Jesus based off His ancestry background which consisted of Israelite Heredity.
Rejoice Over The Talent of The Artist
The truth is that there is no significant proof regarding the skin color of Jesus. Over time, Jesus has been depicted in many ways primarily based off the personal illustration of the artist.
This is why many of us overtime will see statues or images of a "Caucasian Jesus" or an "African Jesus" or a "Native American Jesus" or an "Latina Jesus."
I love art! Beautiful artistry runs in my family. Positive visual perception is needed in this image perceiving world. It is an uplifting gift when artist such as Blackshear, Olson, and Sterling just to name a few, use their God given talents, to inspire the world around them. I am motivated by such talent.
Awe inspiring art moves many spectators to faithfully search for a higher meaning in life, which could not be mastered without the sight of a faithful artist. I hope to continue collecting inspiring paintings and pictures.
The public rejoices over the amazing ability of those who can capture the essence of life, with the stroke of a paint brush.
And yet through midst of it all this one question remains, "What color is Jesus?"
Is this a significant question? It all depends on who you ask.
The Truth Is As follows...
White People Want Jesus To Be White
Black People Want Jesus To Be Black
And Kermit The Frog Wants Jesus To Be Green
The Color Of Jesus's skin is not significant. What He Represents Is Most Important
What Color Is Love?
Jesus represents love. And love is color blind.
Faith of Peace, Emuanah La-Paz