Race and appearance of Jesus

A brief exchange in my previous post moves me to copy-and-paste the below paragraphs from a Wikipedia article with the same title of this entry.   Despite the lack of direct biblical or historical references, from the 2nd century onward various theories about the appearance of Jesus were advanced, but early on these focused more…

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Kriminalgeschichte, 40

Below, abridged translation from the first volume of Karlheinz Deschner’s Kriminalgeschichte des Christentums (Criminal History of Christianity)   Christian tall stories Christians, preachers of love of the enemy and of the doctrine that all authority emanates from God, celebrated the death of the emperor with great public banquets, with festivals in churches and chapels and…

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Kriminalgeschichte, 16

Below, translated excerpts from the first volume of Karlheinz Deschner’s Kriminalgeschichte des Christentums (“Criminal History of Christianity”)   The ‘God of peace’ and the ‘children of Satan’ in the fourth century (Pachomius, Epiphanius, Basil, Eusebius, John Chrysostom, Ephraim, Hilary) During the fourth century as divisions and sects grew, the schisms and the heresies developed with…

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