24 Dec '15, 11am

Editorial: Syrian Refugees - The Hopes and Fears of All the Years

Editorial: Syrian Refugees - The Hopes and Fears of All the Years

reported on the efforts of computer scientists and forensic anthropologists (an emerging field at the time) to recreate what a first century Jewish man would have looked like. From their work, the researchers extrapolated that Jesus would likely have been broad-faced, dark olive-skinned, about 5’1” tall, weighing around 110 pounds. Based on New Testament texts and 1st century art, he would likely have had relatively short, dark hair and dark brown eyes, the team concluded.

Full article: http://spectrummagazine.org/article/2015/12/24/editorial-...

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