skip to content
From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians

Author: Marilyn H MellowesWilliam CranWill LymanWGBH Educational Foundation.InVision Productions.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.?] : Distributed by PBS Video, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
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 2000 years to the time and place where Jesus once lived and preached. Traces Jesus' life, focusing on  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn H Mellowes; William Cran; Will Lyman; WGBH Educational Foundation.; InVision Productions.; PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 669999686
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: A Frontline coproduction with Invision Productions, Ltd.
Originally broadcast on PBS as a segment of: Frontline.
Presented in widescreen format.
Credits: Narration, William Cran, Marilyn Mellowes ; principal consultant: Michael White ; principal photographers, David South, Thomas Hurwitz ; editor, Peter Rhodes ; music composer, Paul Foss.
Performer(s): Narrator, Will Lyman.
Description: 4 videocassettes (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format ; stereo.
Other Titles: First Christians
Frontline (Television program)
Responsibility: written and produced by Marilyn Mellowes ; senior producer and director, William Cran ; WGBH Educational Foundation.

Abstract:

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 2000 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, the men and women whose belief, conviction, and martyrdom created a major movement that transformed the Roman Empire in the space of only 300 years.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (1)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/669999686> # From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians
    a schema:Movie, schema:CreativeWork, bgn:VHS ;
   library:oclcnum "669999686" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/695004123#Place/alexandria_va> ; # Alexandria, Va.?
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/vau> ;
   rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/695004123#CreativeWork/frontline_television_program> ; # Frontline (Television program)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/695004123#Event/30_600> ; # 30-600
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/270.1/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710945> ; # Church history--Primitive and early church
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/924314> ; # Films for the hearing impaired
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/859622> ; # Christianity--Origin
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/896100> ; # Documentary television programs
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85025620> ; # Church history--Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/695004123#Person/jesus_christ> ; # Jesus Christ.
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BR129> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85025231> ; # Christianity--Origin
   schema:alternateName "First Christians" ;
   schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/34341228> ; # Marilyn H. Mellowes
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/137545700> ; # InVision Productions.
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/695004123#Person/lyman_will> ; # Will Lyman
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/138343004> ; # WGBH Educational Foundation.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/267382702> ; # PBS Video.
   schema:copyrightYear "1998" ;
   schema:datePublished "1998" ;
   schema:description "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 2000 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, the men and women whose belief, conviction, and martyrdom created a major movement that transformed the Roman Empire in the space of only 300 years."@en ;
   schema:director <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/695004123#Person/cran_william> ; # William Cran
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/695004123> ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians"@en ;
   schema:producer <http://viaf.org/viaf/34341228> ; # Marilyn H. Mellowes
   schema:productID "669999686" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/669999686#PublicationEvent/alexandria_va_distributed_by_pbs_video_1998> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/695004123#Agent/distributed_by_pbs_video> ; # Distributed by PBS Video
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/669999686> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/695004123#Agent/distributed_by_pbs_video> # Distributed by PBS Video
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Distributed by PBS Video" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/695004123#CreativeWork/frontline_television_program> # Frontline (Television program)
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   schema:name "Frontline (Television program)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/695004123#Person/cran_william> # William Cran
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Cran" ;
   schema:givenName "William" ;
   schema:name "William Cran" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/695004123#Person/jesus_christ> # Jesus Christ.
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:givenName "Jesus Christ" ;
   schema:name "Jesus Christ." ;
   schema:name "Jesus Christ" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/695004123#Person/lyman_will> # Will Lyman
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Lyman" ;
   schema:givenName "Will" ;
   schema:name "Will Lyman" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/695004123#Place/alexandria_va> # Alexandria, Va.?
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Alexandria, Va.?" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85025231> # Christianity--Origin
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Christianity--Origin"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85025620> # Church history--Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Church history--Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710945> # Church history--Primitive and early church
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Church history--Primitive and early church"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/859622> # Christianity--Origin
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Christianity--Origin"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/896100> # Documentary television programs
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Documentary television programs"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/924314> # Films for the hearing impaired
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Films for the hearing impaired"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/137545700> # InVision Productions.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "InVision Productions." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/138343004> # WGBH Educational Foundation.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "WGBH Educational Foundation." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/267382702> # PBS Video.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "PBS Video." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/34341228> # Marilyn H. Mellowes
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Mellowes" ;
   schema:givenName "Marilyn H." ;
   schema:name "Marilyn H. Mellowes" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.