Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery.: Six Holy Objects That Tell the Remarkable Story of the Gospels by David GibsonAs featured in the 6-part CNN SERIES Finding JesusFINDING JESUS explores six major artifacts, including the Shroud of Turin, the True Cross, and John the Baptist, that give us the most direct evidence about the life and world of Jesus. The book and attendant CNN series provide a dramatic way to retell the greatest story ever told while introducing a broad audience to the history, the latest controversies, and newest forensic science involved in sorting out facts from the fiction of would-be forgers and deceivers. The book and the show draw on experts from all over the world. Beyond the faithful, the book will also appeal to the skeptical and to curious readers of history and archaeology, while it takes viewers of the primetime TV series deeper into the story.
Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery.
Sign in. The episode examines Thomas' story outside the New Testament, in particular the Christian traditions connecting him with India. Today seven million Indian Christians believe that Thomas traveled to The archaeological investigation zeroes in on crucial artifacts that connect to Pontius Pilate - the inscription on the Stone that proves his existence, as well as the recent discovery of Herod the Examines relics said to be of John the Baptist, using scientific methods.
Artifacts from the time of Jesus are examined to illuminate his life. An examination of Thomas' story outside the New Testament, in particular the Christian traditions connecting him with India. The history of St. Peter's relics, including those rediscovered under St. Peter's Basilica in the s, is explored. The Tomb of King Herod, which was unearthed by Israeli archaeologist Ehud Netzer in , is explored to determine whether it really belonged to the king. An examination of the first century house believed to be the childhood home of Jesus.
The Shroud of Turin
Finding Jesus: Faith. Book Description. Finding Jesus uses controversies over recent archaeological and literary find, as well as over some long-argued-about tales and relics, to provide readers with solid scholarship and thoughtful insights into the life of the man whose life, death, and resurrection continue to enthrall and inspire.