At 07:00 PM 12/31/69 +0000, Rick Hubbard wrote:
>While the discussion about the physical characteristics of HJ are
>thought provoking, if not intriguing, it is unlikely that a definitive
>conclusion can ever be reached. At this juncture, it appears that two
>options are favored- a Jesus who is "Nordic" or one who is not.
Actually, I don't think anyone on this list has proposed a Nordic Jesus. The
issue is whether a "semitic" or "Jewish" Jesus is likely to have had an
ethnically-fixed set of physical characteristics -- and to what extent -- or
William Arnal wea1@...
Religion/Classics New York University