Race, Religion and Racism - Religion Part 4
Was Jesus white or was He a composite man made up of the entire human race? Dr. Price traces the genealogy of Jesus and the significance of women in His lineage.
Could Bathsheba, the wife of King David, have been a black woman? Dr. Price thinks so. He also points out why Joseph was not Jesus’ natural father.
Dr. Price traces the genealogy of Solomon, the son of David and Bathsheba. He examines the Song of Solomon chapter and its intrinsic meaning.
Dr. Price shares letters from Whites who have been inspired by the series to overcome racial stereotypes and prejudices, as well as educating them on the history of African-Americans. Dr. Price defines the genetic makeup that Jesus Christ received from Mary.
Dr. Price uses Scripture to verify the presence of Black in the Bible. He tracks the lineage of Abraham’s wife, Keturah, a Cushite.
Dr. Price discusses Manasseh and Ephraim, who were leaders of Jewish tribes. These were sons from a mixed marriage – Joseph, the son of Jacob, a Shemite and Asenath, the daughter of Potipherah, an Egyptian. Dr. Price also traces Joshua to the ancestry of Joseph and Asenath.
Dr. Price discusses several black people of the Bible such as Zephaniah, an Ethiopian. His is the thirty-sixth book of the Bible. He recognizes Ebed-Melech, who rescued Jeremiah the Prophet; Simon, one of the twelve disciples; and Simon the Cyrenian, bearer of Jesus’ cross.
Could the Apostle Paul of the New Testament have been a black man? Why was Paul recognized as an Egyptian in Acts 21:38, Dr. Price asks?
Dr. Price cites numerous contributions Blacks have made. Such contributors include Benjamin Bannaker, mathematician and astronomer; Granville T. Woods, railroad system inventor; and Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, first successful heart surgeon.