CNN’s “Finding Jesus” Week 2: The Bones of John the Baptist

Finding Jesus

On Sunday evening, CNN will air the second of six episodes in its original series Finding Jesus:  Faith, Fact, Forgery.  Each episode will explore a different historical object--a relic--which leads us to reflect on Jesus' life and times.Last week, I previewed the first episode of the series, which dealt with the Shroud of Turin.  According to Nielsen Fast National Data, Finding Jesus debuted as No. 1 in cable news in their respective time period in both total viewers and the demo 25-54 last … [Read more...]

Finding Jesus: CNN’s Lenten Series Explores Faith Through Holy Relics

Finding Jesus

If it's Lent, it must be time for yet another series that questions the veracity of faith.  This year's offering is a new six-part series by CNN, Finding Jesus:  Faith, Fact, Forgery, which begins on Sunday, March 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT and concludes on Easter Sunday.  Finding Jesus is co-written by award-winning journalists, authors and filmmakers David Gibson and Michael McKinley, who also co-authored the companion book. Finding Jesus looks at six holy objects from the time of Christ, offering sc … [Read more...]