What Exactly Did Jesus Look Like?

December 27th, 2011, bySean Nixon

Christmas is one of the most celebrated holidays around the world. Millions of families across the globe celebrated the holiday with their families this past week. But even as the history of Christmas is discussed in both secular and religious circles, the one question that continues to emerge has to do with Jesus’ appearance. What exactly did he look like? Where did all the images of the previous century’s depictions of Jesus, to present time, originate?

This past week, I came across some archival footage online that not only asked the question, but provided some interesting answers. Folks may be surprised by what they learn. Check it out.

 

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