An Overview from the Beginning of Cinema: “The History of the Savior’s Life, Ministry, and Crucifixion in Film”



From Franco Zeffirelli’s “Jesus of Nazareth”


The other Peterson who writes for the Deseret News has contributed this interesting historical survey:


He’s also written a background piece on Hollywood treatments of the Bible more generally:


Interesting stuff.



  • William Hamblin

    Awesome! A chip off the old block (head).

    • danpeterson

      Scribbling apparently runs in the family.