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First Name Basis Podcast


Dec 28, 2020

When we really take a moment to step back and think it’s easy to agree that Jesus had brown skin because he was from the Middle East. If that’s the case, why is Christ so often depicted as white with light skin, hair, and eyes? In this episode we uncover the roots of white Jesus and explain the impact this depiction has made on us and our communities. 

 

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Where Did ‘White Jesus’ Come From?

 

‘Color of Christ’: A Story of Race and Religion in America Terry Gross interview with Edward Blum

 

How Jesus Became White And Why It’s Time To Cancel That by Emily McFarlan Miller

 

Cancel Culture Part 3: Removing Statues (First Name Basis Podcast)

 

What’s The Difference Between Puritans and Pilgrims?

 

The Harlem Renaissance 

 

Colonel Henry Stanley Todd, The Priory, and the Nazarene

 

Psychologist Simon Howard from Marquette University

 

Dylann Roof Appeals Death Penalty in South Carolina Church Massacre 

 

Archaeologists In Turkey Believe They Are Digging Up The Original Santa Claus

 

Megyn Kelly: Jesus & Santa Are White

 

Diversity & Inclusion In LDS Art (First Name Basis Podcast Season 2 Ep 15)

 

Song Credit: “Sleeper” by Steve Adams” and “Dive Down” by VYEN