I have heard that He was extremely attractive, but then I saw a documentary on the Shroud of Turin, and he looked like a short, average-looking middle-eastern man. I was disappointed in spite of myself. I’ll just not think of it.
She was responding to Max Lindenman’s posting, The Meanest Jesus Ever in Diary of a Wimpy Catholic. This was choice:
No, if Jesus must look like anything, then from the Jewish point of view it’s best He look Italian. That way He’s a little cooler than the rest of us, but still a guy from the neighborhood.
Should we blame Ray Downing’s History Channel special, The Real Face of Jesus?