Season 2, Episode 7 The Execution of Jesus
First Aired: April 14, 1995
Theologians and historians ponder “The Execution of Jesus” and the events of the week in Jerusalem that led up to it. “Why,” asks narrator Richard Kiley, “was a man who preached peace crucified?” Historian John Dominic Crossan speculates that Jesus “signed his own death warrant” when He drove the money changers from the Temple Mount. Included: Gospel readings by Jean Simmons.