via Has the face of Jesus finally been revealed? Experts reckon they’ve got closer to how Christ REALLY looked than ever before

With the Bible referring to him as a Galilean Israelite, many scholars believe he may have resembled a modern day Middle Eastern man.

Yet the actors to play the Son of God on screen include Christian Bale, Liam Neeson and Willem Dafoe – all Caucasian men with no hint of Middle Eastern features.

Now historian Joan Taylor is seeking to set the record straight in her book, What did Jesus look like?, which delves deep into the evolution of his many depictions.

She concludes Jesus was probably around 5ft 5in tall with a slight yet muscular physique.

via Has the face of Jesus finally been revealed? Experts reckon they’ve got closer to how Christ REALLY looked than ever before

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