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Black Jesus doll sparks complaints for being 'offensive to Christians'

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posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 02:45 AM
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a reply to: MystiqueAgent

ok wait a damn minute...

a black santa is just out of line





posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 02:49 AM
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a reply to: Akragon
Bishop Nicholas was Greek.



posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 02:51 AM
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a reply to: DISRAELI

Yeah but he wasn't owned by Coca Cola




posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 02:53 AM
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a reply to: Akragon
Down with these American imports.
Bring back Father Christmas.



posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 02:53 AM
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a reply to: cuckooold

Okay, so he's black. Big deal.
I'm offended that he's plastic.


...seriously though...
the black isn't historically accurate, but neither is white. Frankly, I don't see the big deal either way, they're both false representations - but getting bent out of shape about ANY of them is completely missing the point.

God, made flesh, came to earth as a child, destined to die to pay the price God's righteous judgment demanded for sin, on your behalf and mine - and you're worrying about his skin colour? Grow up.



posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 02:55 AM
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a reply to: cuckooold

how about just realistic and insighting nonsense..



posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 02:57 AM
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a reply to: Awen24 yeah that ducks pretty big too and there's a massive hallucinagetic mushroom in the manger too



posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 03:00 AM
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originally posted by: TrueBrit
Jesus was probably a much more handsome chap than this borderline lab accident is.


Probably not

From all accounts Jesus was ugly

Isaiah 53:2
He grew up before him like a tender shoot,
and like a root out of dry ground.
He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him,
nothing in his appearance that we should desire him.
He was despised and rejected by mankind,
a man of suffering, and familiar with pain.
Like one from whom people hide their faces
he was despised, and we held him in low esteem.

Almost sounds like a leper of some type
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posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 03:05 AM
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originally posted by: woodwardjnr
a reply to: Awen24 yeah that ducks pretty big too and there's a massive hallucinagetic mushroom in the manger too



I'd be surprised if there were ducks at the Nativity.
I mean, come on. Middle East. Bethlehem. Possibly in a cave.
What kind of crazy ducks hang out in caves?

Ducks that have sampled too many hallucinogenic mushrooms, that's what.



posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 03:14 AM
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a reply to: Ghost147

I don't see the problem and why some would be offended. We all want to see god or God in our own image especially since Genesis "Created in his image" we all want to do that.

a reply to: Akragon

Hey now that black Santa reminds me of Mr. T so gotta respect him! Lol



posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 03:16 AM
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a reply to: Raggedyman

Interesting passage. Thanks for posting


I always felt like a 'perfect image' was probably inaccurate, and more of an adaptation of how people simply want to view him as.



posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 03:17 AM
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a reply to: MystiqueAgent

Next people will be telling me cupid and the tooth fairy are black...

Or Adam and Eve!!




posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 03:20 AM
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As a Christian that takes in the bible as a whole and takes into consideration the ten commandments, technically we aren't supposed to make idols of God or God's son, Jesus Christ.
Exodus 20:4-6 the second commandment.
Link,
www.bibletools.org...
If one is to think what Jesus might look like, we should think, Middle Eastern.
I'm not offended by a black baby Jesus, we don't know what he looked like. I've met a half Irish half, Iranian person who was pretty dark skinned with coarse, thick dark hair.
When I was little I watched a t.v. show called Good Times that had an episode considering whether Jesus was black. It didn't bother me then when my mind was young and fresh, it doesn't bother me now.
This story is another example of certain Christians putting true Christianity to shame. There are good Christians out there who follow what Jesus taught, put God above all else and to love one another, I've met some of the best Christians and they aren't the ones in the media. A true Christian doesn't need the spotlight to preach what it means to be a Christian, that's why they are so hard to find, but they are out there!



posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 03:22 AM
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a reply to: Ghost147

Isaiah wasn't an actual description of him...

just a prophecy




posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 03:24 AM
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a reply to: woodwardjnr

lol, its funny you caught that? There worried about what colour his skin is. when there's a massive Fly Agaric mushroom right next to the crib.

People are just stupid in general and most westerners have far to much hours in there day, with nothing better to do but whine.



posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 03:29 AM
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Wait Jesus is white?.
I hope the offended has not seen this documentary.



I hope the next time he is also Black...he gotta have soul dude.



posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 03:41 AM
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What part of "well received so far" do you not understand?

Sorry to spoil your Christian bashing but I don't see mention of any Christians at all in your posted article.
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posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 03:45 AM
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a reply to: Akragon

While traveling around the world, I saw white santa, black santa, chinese santa, fat ones, skinny ones, colleagues of my dad ones and the only lesson learn from all of this is that COCA-COCA has a very powerful marketing



posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 03:49 AM
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a reply to: Gogore


While traveling around the world, I saw white santa, black santa, chinese santa, fat ones, skinny ones,


Omg my world is crumbling...

I've never heard such blasphemy

I need a beer




posted on Dec, 18 2015 @ 03:51 AM
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a reply to: Akragon

Unbelievable right ? What is the UN doing ? This is cultural genocide !



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