Little is known about Jesus' family -- who they were and what role
they played in his public life. Uncover evidence from the gospels and
archeology that reveals Jesus as a part of a large extended family
that spearheaded the spread of Christianity.
3.00 p.m. |DTC| Real Family of Jesus, The - Part Two
The traditional image of the Holy Family includes Jesus, Mary and
Joseph, but Jesus lived in a society in which the extended family was
the norm. Find out how Jesus' network of relations inspired and
supported his work as founder of Christianity.
4.00 p.m. |DTC| The Quest for the True Cross
Scholarly detective work and historical adventure draw conclusions
about the remains of Christ's actual cross. Based on the New York
Times best-seller, this comprehensive study could overturn centuries
of academic assumptions about the crucifixion.
5.00 p.m. |DTC| In Search of the Holy Grail
What is the Holy Grail? A team of experts explores four intriguing
items: a glass bowl from England; an ancient cup from Wales; a small
stone; a papal chalice in Spain; and an intricately engraved silver
chalice from ancient Antioch.
6.00 p.m. |DTC| Spear of Jesus
In the Hofsburg Museum in Vienna, Austria, lies a metal spearhead
said to have been used to pierce the side of Christ during his
crucifixion. For the first time, scientific testing will establish if
this ancient relic really is the Spear of Christ.
7.00 p.m. |DCIVC| Vesuvius: Deadly Fury