Transracial Jesus

Transracial Jesus June 17, 2015

Jesus identifies as white

As a New Testament scholar who has blogged about Rachel Dolezal, racism, and the appearance of Jesus, I found this amusing – not least because the father who spills the beans is not Joseph, from whom Jesus would have inherited half of his Middle Eastern characteristics, but God.

It is from Don Asmussen’s Bad Reporter comic strip. HT Jerry Coyne.

There actually appears to be a religious dimension to the Rachel Dolezal case, with blogger Libby Anne suggesting that her parents broke the story to try to deflect attention from abuse accusations involving their family.

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