Episode 33: Whitewashing Biblical Characters

September 14th, 2022  •  54 mins 34 secs  •  Download (75.1 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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From the time she was a young girl, Rev. Wil Gafney noticed that every major biblical figure, in both art and popular culture, was represented as white. Now a scholar and Episcopal priest, Gafney paints a more accurate picture of our Afro-Asiatic forebearers, making a case that engaging with the racist history of biblical criticism and western art is key to forging a more just future.