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Edward J. Blum and Joanna Brooks discuss "The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America." Edward J. Blum and Joanna Brooks discuss "The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America."
 


Fighting Over God's Image

The New York Times published an op-ed by SDSU history professor and author Edward Blum.
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In the wake  of the Libyan attacks that killed 4 Americans, history professor and author Edward Blum wrote an op-ed published in The New York Times about sacred images in American culture.

Blum, author of "The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America," co-wrote the op-ed with Paul Harvey, a professor at Colorado Springs University. They wrote:

"The murders of four Americans over an amateurish online video about Muhammad, like the attempted murder of a Danish cartoonist who in 2005 had depicted the prophet with a bomb in his turban, have left many Americans confused, angry and fearful about the rage that some Muslims feel about visual representations of their sacred figures."

To read the complete op-ed, visit The New York Times website.

Blumregularly appears in newspaper, on television and on radio, commenting about religion and culture, and their evolving roles throughout history.

Read more about Blum's work.