Secrets of Herod's Reign

  • 2006

Dramatic re-creations chronicle the blood-soaked reign (37-4 B.C.) of Herod, the Judean king best known for rebuilding the Temple in Jerusalem and the Slaughter of the Innocents, the killing of Jewish male infants as a response to a prophecy about Jesus. The hour explores Herod's psyche and also delves into whether the Slaughter, mentioned only in the G (more…)

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Dramatic re-creations chronicle the blood-soaked reign (37-4 B.C.) of Herod, the Judean king best known for rebuilding the Temple in Jerusalem and the Slaughter of the Innocents, the killing of Jewish male infants as a response to a prophecy about Jesus. The hour explores Herod's psyche and also delves into whether the Slaughter, mentioned only in the Gospel of Matthew, actually happened. Among the experts offering commentary: Jodi Magness of the University of North Carolina.

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