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From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians

Author: William CranMarilyn H MellowesWill LymanDavid SouthTom HurwitzAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Home Video, [2004]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explore 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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography DVDs
DVDs
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Cran; Marilyn H Mellowes; Will Lyman; David South; Tom Hurwitz; Paul Foss; InVision Productions.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit, Mich.); WPBT-TV (Television station : Miami, Fla.); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); KCTS (Television station : Seattle, Wash.); PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 1415704112 9781415704110
OCLC Number: 56125828
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1998 on the television program Frontline.
Credits: Principal photography, David South, Thomas Hurwitz ; music, Paul Foss.
Performer(s): Narrator, Will Lyman.
Target Audience: Canadian rating: G.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 240 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC, full screen presentation; Dolby surround stereo.
Contents: Part I. Introduction ; Who was Jesus? ; The Roman Empire and King Herod ; Jesus' social class ; Jesus and Judaism ; The Dead Sea Scrolls ; John the Baptist ; Jesus the preacher ; Pontius Pilate ; The passion of Jesus --
part II. The Apostle Paul ; The first followers ; The spread of Christianity ; Jews and Gentiles ; Peter & Paul ; Building the church ; The first revolt --
part III. The Rock of Masada & rabbis ; The Gospel according to Mark ; The Gospel according to Matthew ; The Gospel according to Luke ; The Gospel according to John --
part IV. Paganism and ancient Rome ; Discovery at Nag Hammadi ; Pliny the Younger ; Crime to be a Christian ; Bishop Irenaeus & the canonical gospels ; The rule of Emperor Decius ; The cross --
symbol of triumph.
Other Titles: First Christians
Frontline (Television program)
Responsibility: a Frontline coproduction with InVision Productions, Ltd. ; WGBH Boston ; WTVS Detroit ; WPBT Miami ; WNET New York, and KCTS Seattle ; written and produced by Marilyn Mellowes ; senior producer and director, William Cran.
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Explore 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.

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