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From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians

Author: Marilyn H MellowesWilliam CranMichael SullivanDavid FanningWGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); et al; All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, ©1998.
Series: History's best on PBS.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the life of Jesus and the movement he started, challenging familiar assumptions and conventional notions about the origins of Christianity. Drawing upon new and sometimes controversial historical evidence and interviews with the nation's leading New Testament scholars, the series transports the viewer back two thousand years to the time and place where Jesus once lived and preached. Traces Jesus' life,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn H Mellowes; William Cran; Michael Sullivan; David Fanning; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); InVision Productions.; PBS Home Video.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; et al
ISBN: 078062288X 9780780622883 0780622898 9780780622890 0780622901 9780780622906 078062291X 9780780622913 0780622928 9780780622920
OCLC Number: 39164831
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: A Frontline coproduction with Invision Productions Ltd.
Originally broadcast on PBS as a segment of: Frontline.
"Funding for Frontline is provided through the support of PBS viewers. Additional funding for 'From Jesus to Christ' is provided by the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations."
Credits: Consultants: Michael White, Paula Fredrikson, Holland L. Hendrix, Elaine Pagels, Wayne A. Meeks, Shaye J.D. Cohen, Harold W. Attridge, Helmut Koester, Allen Callahan, John Dominic Crossan, Elizabeth A. Clark ; executive producer for Frontline, Michael Sullivan ; senior executive producer for Frontline, David Fanning.
Performer(s): Narrators: William Cran, Marilyn Mellowes.
Description: 4 videocassettes (240 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; stereo.
Series Title: History's best on PBS.
Other Titles: First Christians
Frontline (Television program)
Responsibility: Frontline producers, WGBH Boston ... [et al.] ; written and produced by Marilyn Mellowes ; senior producer and director, William Cran ; WGBH Educational Foundation.

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Explores the life of Jesus and the movement he started, challenging familiar assumptions and conventional notions about the origins of Christianity. Drawing upon new and sometimes controversial historical evidence and interviews with the nation's leading New Testament scholars, the series transports the viewer back two thousand years to the time and place where Jesus once lived and preached. Traces Jesus' life, focusing on the events that occurred after he died and on his first followers.

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