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What did Jesus look like?

Everyone knows what Jesus looks like: he is the most painted figure in all of western art, recognized everywhere as having long hair and a beard, a long robe with sleeves (often white) and a mantle (often blue). But what did he really look like, as a man living in Judaea in the 1st […]

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Seeing God(s) in Temples, the Heavens, and in Model Shrines: A Problem in Ancient Metaphysics

In the 21st century, we have access to two types of texts written by ancient Israelites. The first consists of anthologies of poems […]

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