Would the anti-Middle Eastern hysterics of the usual fright wing news sites and blogs?
British scientists claim that this is the face of Jesus:
|This is what Jesus looked like.|
In order to create an accurate portrait of Jesus, the first step was to acquire skulls from near Jerusalem, the region where Jesus lived and preached, While this field of science, “forensic anthropology” is usually used to solve crimes, Richard Neave, a medical artist retired from the University of Manchester in England, realized it also could shed light on the appearance of Jesus.
Jesus may be shown as a Caucasian man with long, flowing, often blonde hair in many religious artworks, but Jesus would have likely had a darker complexion and short, curly hair, as [Neave] claims. Retired medical artist Neave has recreated the face of 'Jesus' by studying Semite skulls using modern-day forensic techniques. His portrait shows thaty [Jesus] may have had a wide face, dark eyes, a bushy beard and short curly hair, as well as a tanned complexion.
Without a skeleton or remains that can be categorically confirmed as Jesus, and a lack of physical descriptions in the New Testament, many previous images have been based either on the society in which the painter or sculptor lived or hearsay.
It's highly improbable that Jesus looked like this:
But it's highly probable, given today's anti-Middle Eastern racism running through the TGOP and other parts of American society, that the anthropologists' forensic version of what Jesus looked like, a dark-skinned, dark bearded Middle Easterner, would get him kicked off a flight to the U.S. from the Middle East and put on a "no-fly" list.