“I strongly recommend this study to anyone who wants to re-examine the deep historical roots of Christian faith and to find them as life-giving as they ever were.”—Tom WrightJoin historian John Dickson on this six-session journey through the most significant parts of Jesus’ life. Filmed on location in Israel, the Life of Jesus introduces what we know of Jesus’ birth, teaching, deeds, crucifixion, and resurrection. Includes bonus conversations between John Dickson and humanities scholar Greg Clarke that explore mind-stretching issues such as the existence of God, the problem of suffering, and belief in miracles.This DVD is designed for use with the Life of Jesus book, which features a self-contained discussion guide, but may also be used as a stand-alone study. It also includes the sessions combined into an hour-long documentary.John Dickson is an engaging speaker and delivers over 100 talks a year all over the world, including the US. He brings together unique qualities in this DVD: expertise as an historian and New Testament scholar, pastor, author, and speaker.
About the Author
John Dickson (PhD, Macquarie University) is an author, speaker, historian, and media presenter. John is author of more than 20 books, two of which became television documentaries. He also cohosted the documentary For the Love of God: How the Church is Better and Worse Than you Ever Imagined. John teaches a course on the historical Jesus at the University of Sydney, Australia, and researches the origins of Christianity in the Roman empire. He is an Honorary Research Associate at the University of Sydney, a Visiting Academic in the Faculty of Classics at Oxford University (2016–2021), and Distinguished Fellow in Public Christianity at Ridley College Melbourne. John presents Australia’s no.1 religion podcast, Undeceptions, exploring aspects of life, faith, history, culture, or ethics that are either much misunderstood or mostly forgotten.
“John Dickson has done a marvelous job of presenting the story of Jesus, and the full meaning of that story, in a way that is both deeply faithful to the biblical sources and refreshingly relevant to tomorrow's world and church. I strongly recommend this study to anyone who wants to re-examine the deep historical roots of Christian faith and to find them as life-giving as they ever were.” -- Tom Wright
“John Dickson is an engaging and gifted scholar whom I am privileged to work alongside in various global settings. His passion for history, keen knowledge of the Scriptures, and ability to communicate are truly inspiring. I am thrilled to see his unique work displayed in Life of Jesus and I know you will find this study equally fascinating.” -- Ravi Zacharias, Author