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Jesus of Nazareth,the son of God raised by a Jewish carpenter. Based on the gospel of Luke in the New Testament,here is the life of Jesus from the miraculous virgin birth to the calling of his disciples, public miracles and ministry, ending with his death by crucifixion at the hands of the Roman empire and resurrection on the third day. Written by
A book entitles "Jesus: His Life and Times" was published by the Genesis Project in 1979. It took stills from the Jesus film and the New Media Bible series. The book also took shots of scenes in Jesus' life that weren't recorded in the Book of Luke. One photo includes a Photoshopped still of someone placing a crown of thorns on Jesus' (Brian Deacon) head and another shot has extras in the film who played Pharisees holding Jesus (Deacon) from behind facing the crowd. See more »
During the prologue, a motor vehicle of some kind can be seen moving (for a fraction of a second) in the extreme background. See more »
Forgive them father, for they don't know what they do.
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I bought this for myself several weeks ago among other DVDs. I watched all the others immediately. But I waited until I was in the right frame of mind. Oh, what I missed all those days!
There are those who will say this version is dry. But I say this version is full of truth and peace.
The mood which pervades this wonderful film is so close to the Gospel as I have read it, and it is told with such a lovely pace of calm and reflection that it calls one into the telling with gentleness and not commercial flash and color. That is, if one is ready.
We are all so "spoiled" by melodramatic presentations that we forget that the story of the life of Jesus was dramatic on its own merits without need for Hollywood's elaborations or expansions.
"Jesus" is a movie I recommend to everyone, yes, even those who have no faith or interest in the Christ, if not more so.
Many blessings to this film, its creators and participants and the message it imparts with such grace, truth and peace.
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