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What color was Jesus?

Author: William Mosley
Publisher: Chicago : African American Images, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author discusses the geneology of Jesus Christ and his family, especially the image that he was Black.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mosley, William, 1929-
What color was Jesus?
Chicago : African American Images, ©1987
(OCoLC)747303009
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Mosley
ISBN: 0913543098 9780913543092
OCLC Number: 17281825
Description: ix, 67 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The Messiah was black --
How Christ became white. Color prejudice in the early Christian church ; The impetus for a white Jesus --
World perspectives on the black Messiah. African perspectives ; The black Messiah and Madonna in Eurasia ; American perspectives --
The psychological significance of Jesus Christ's image on the black psyche. The current state of the black psyche ; Identification with Christ ; Black power and the black Messiah ; The challenge of changing the image --
Jesus the liberator --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: by William Mosley.

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The author discusses the geneology of Jesus Christ and his family, especially the image that he was Black.

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