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Exploring the Ancient Region Where Jesus Rose to Prominence

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Exploring the Ancient Region Where Jesus Rose to Prominence

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The Sea of Galilee is famous for two things: It contains the lowest freshwater lake in the world, and it's the area where a young Jesus of Nazareth first gained popularity with his preaching.

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The execution of John the Baptist left Jesus alone to carry the radical apocalyptic message to the people of Israel. Through his sermons and miracles, he built a following, including the 12 men who would become his apostles and the much-maligned Mary Magdalene. Join host Robert Powell, star of the miniseries "Jesus of Nazareth," as he travels from Galilee to Jerusalem to track the growth of Jesus's ministry. Interviews with archaeologists and theologians give a historical perspective to this enormously influential period in Jesus's life.

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