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FRONTLINE: From Jesus to Christ
The First Christians

PBS
FRONTLINE: From Jesus to Christ - The First Christians
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4 episodes in this series

Episode 1 Jesus' Many Faces
HOUR ONE examines how Judaism and the Roman empire shaped Jesus' life. Jesus was an ordinary Jewish resident of his time, but new archaeological findings show that Jesus was probably…
Episode 2 A Portrait of Jesus' World
HOUR TWO explores the period after the crucifixion of Jesus and traces the beginnings of the Jesus Movement, in those early years before it was called Christianity: The Jesus Movement…
Episode 3 The Story of the Storytellers
HOUR THREE follows the story of the first attempts to write the life of Jesus--the Gospels: The Gospels were products of social and religious reconstruction in the period after the…
Episode 4 The First Christians
HOUR FOUR chronicles how the Christian movement - as it became separate from Judaism-would face new challenges--both internal and external. In the period between 100 and 300 C.E., the Christian…

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