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In Search of Historic Jesus (1979)

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This examination of historical sources speculates on the accuracy of the biblical depiction of Jesus.

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This examination of historical sources speculates on the accuracy of the biblical depiction of Jesus.

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August 1979 (Canada)  »

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Unlike many other movies, the crucifixion of Jesus depicted here shows the nails being driven through his wrists rather than his palms. This may also be the only Jesus movie in which his whipping is shown in a sequence which follows by some minutes a sequence showing his crucifixion. See more »

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Narrator: Under normal circumstances, men were tied to the cross, as was the case with the two thieves, but the Romans nailed Jesus to his cross to further humiliate the King of the Jews.
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21 October 2002 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I always like it when Hollywood tries to make a film with a positive mesasge about religion in it. Sunn Classic made this documentary about Christs life and death and the mystery of the Holy Shroud. It is very well done and acted and very respectful in terms of how it depicts our savior. They re-enact his journeys, healings and crucifixion. Brad Crandall was a great nararator with a wonderful storyteller voice. He made Sunn Classic Pictures come alive the way that Leonard Nimoy made In Search Of... or Robert Stack makes Unsolved Mysteries come alive. About nine years after this film came out however, there were scientific tests done on the Shroud that seemed to prove it was nothing but a medievil forgery.


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