Edward J Blum

Edward J Blum is a professor of history at San Diego State University. His latest co-authored book The Color of Christ (2012), was named one of Publishers Weekly’s best books of 2012 in religion.

Written by Edward J Blum

Portuguese actor Diogio Morgado plays Jesus in the History Channel’s The Bible mini-series. Photo courtesy Lightworkers Media / Hearst Productions Inc

Essay/
Demography and migration
The white man Jesus

There’s a reason why the Bible is silent about the colour of Jesus’ skin. So why has this become an issue for our age?

Edward J Blum