Marketing the Messiah 2020

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Marketing the Messiah

Plot Summary:

How much do you *really* know about how Christianity got started? Whether you are a Christian, atheist, or member of another faith, it's impossible to ignore the impact that Christianity has had on Western civilization. But most people, including many Christians, don't have a solid grasp of the history of early Christianity – even though it's hinted at in the New Testament. Many people still think the gospels were written by the people whose names adorn the books. Many people still think those people were eyewitnesses of Jesus. Many people don't realize how much Paul of Tarsus reinvented early Christianity to suit his own vision, and how much tension he created with the original disciples. Over the last century, New Testament scholars have examined the text word by word to tease apart the true history from accepted tradition. In this light-heated but factual film, we tell the "true" story of early Christianity with the help of twelve biblical scholars, Renaissance masterpieces and …
Director: Cameron Reilly
Running time: 1h 43min
Genre: Documentary
Release date: 10 March 2020 (Australia)
Cast: Michael Bird, Richard Carrier, Geoffrey Dunn, David Fitzgerald, Chris Forbes, Mark Goodacre