Jesus of Nazareth (Italian: Gesù di Nazareth) is a 1977 British-Italian television miniseries co-written (with Anthony Burgess and Suso Cecchi d’Amico) and directed by Franco Zeffirelli which dramatizes the birth, life, ministry, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus largely according the Christian Bible’s New Testament Gospels. It was filmed in Tunisia, Morocco, and Mexico and was produced by Lew Grade and Vincenzo Labella on a budget of an estimated US$12 million to $18 million. Continue reading →
Take a trip back 2,000 years in time to capture the debate between Jews who believed in Jesus and Jews who did not. I have selected the best Orthodox rabbi challenging the best Messianic Jewish scholar in the country. Wait till you eavesdrop on this fiery, amazing family feud.
Join Dr. Michael Rydelnik and other biblical scholars as they engage in a captivating discussion to unlock the mysteries of one of the most fascinating passages of Scripture. You’ll gain insights from the Jewish and Christian perspectives as you examine the interpretations and implications. Discover and explore the clues that help to reveal the mystery of God’s deliverance, the servant, the sacrifice, and the fulfillment of prophecy.
The Visual Bible: Matthew is a 1993 motion picture portraying the life of Jesus as it is found in the Gospel of Matthew. The complete Gospel is presented word-for-word based on the New International Version of the Bible. It was directed by South African film maker Regardt van den Bergh and stars veteran actor Richard Kiley in the role of St. Matthew (who narrates the movie) and newcomer Bruce Marchiano as Jesus, Gerrit Schoonhoven as Peter. Marchiano portrays Jesus as having a sense of humour.Continue reading →
Oscar nominee Omar Sharif (LAWRENCE OF ARABIA) stars in this drama about the life of Peter. After Christ’s death and resurrection, strife between his followers and the Romans increases, and the disciples become targets for their faith. Peter realizes that he may have to follow in the footsteps of his Lord and Savior, even if they lead him to a death on the cross.
The Jewish Foundation of Christianity, Part I: From Sacrifice to the Cross
Did the first followers of Jesus intend to start a new religion? Did they realize that their faith in Jesus as the promised Messiah would impact the world forever?
Filmed on location in Israel, this 4-part series, The Jewish Foundation of Christianity, features an intriguing discussion between Mart De Haan and two Jewish followers of Jesus. Join them as they discuss Judaism and the foundation it provides for Christianity.
Cosmic Irony [is] the idea that fate, destiny, or a god controls and toys with human hopes and expectations. It also [encompasses] the belief that the universe is so large and man so small that the universe is indifferent to the plight of man.
Mordechai Vanunu was born on 13 October 1954 in Marrakesh, Morocco. From east Jerusalem in 2005, he told me: Continue reading →
Following Jesus in a Land of Conflict: An Arab and Jewish Conversation
Part I—Taking Sides
We’re all aware of the conflict between the Jewish and Palestinian people. The eyes of the world are on the struggle for peace in this region. But one of the difficult questions is, “Where do followers of Christ line up in this issue?”
The people of this land are divided by walls, fences, and mutual fears. But what happens if two of them—one Jewish, the other Arab—decide to walk in the footsteps of Christ? “Following Jesus in a Land of Conflict,” should followers of Christ take sides? . . . on this Day of Discovery.