Hair

HAIR: Did Jesus have long hair?

Answer by Peter Geyer and Diane Eager. Many people assume that Jesus had long hair. He’s the most painted person in Western art, and all the paintings depict Jesus with long hair.  Hollywood has done the same.  Often he’s portrayed as blonde with piercing blue eyes. But is that accurate? Unknown to most people is the […]

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Jesus & Disciples

JESUS’ COLOUR: What skin colour did Jesus have?

Answer by  Diane Eager and John Mackay Have you noticed that the Old Testament has one major difference from the New Testament when it comes to people? In the Old Testament, there is a lot of description; hair length, size, colour, ethnicity, etc, but in the New Testament it is almost entirely absent. There is […]

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