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There is no physical description of Jesus Christ in the Bible. All current evidence and portrayals of his appearance are based on cultural settings, political settings and theological contexts.

The Ongoing Mystery of Jesus’s Face For centuries, the most common image of Jesus Christ, at least in Western cultures, has been that of a bearded, fair-skinned man with long, wavy, light brown or blond hair and (often) blue eyes. But the Bible doesn’t describe Jesus physically, and all the evidence we do have indicates …

There is no physical description of Jesus Christ in the Bible. All current evidence and portrayals of his appearance are based on cultural settings, political settings and theological contexts. Read More »

Paul McCartney let a stranger claiming to be Jesus Christ sit in on a Beatles recording session in 1967. McCartney figured, “Well, it probably isn’t. But if he is, I’m not going to be the one to turn him away.”

Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ at 50: When Jesus Dropped by During ‘Fixing a Hole’ Sessions The Beatles‘ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, which Rolling Stonenamed as the best album of all time, turns 50 on June 1st. In honor of the anniversary, and coinciding with a new deluxe reissue of Sgt. Pepper, we present a …

Paul McCartney let a stranger claiming to be Jesus Christ sit in on a Beatles recording session in 1967. McCartney figured, “Well, it probably isn’t. But if he is, I’m not going to be the one to turn him away.” Read More »

Mel Gibson could not get any studio to fund ‘Passion of the Christ’. Instead of scrapping the film, he chose to finance it all by himself, an action which analysts labelled as “idiotic”. He spent $45M on the project and went on to make over $475M because he didn’t have to split the profits.

The Passion of the Christ Gibson began production on his film without securing outside funding or distribution. In 2002, he explained why he could not get backing from the Hollywood studios: “This is a film about something that nobody wants to touch, shot in two dead languages.” Gibson and his company Icon Productions provided the …

Mel Gibson could not get any studio to fund ‘Passion of the Christ’. Instead of scrapping the film, he chose to finance it all by himself, an action which analysts labelled as “idiotic”. He spent $45M on the project and went on to make over $475M because he didn’t have to split the profits. Read More »