The Baptism of Jesus Christ
Uncovering Bethany beyond the Jordan
A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY THROUGH AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL DETECTIVE STORY
A DOCUMENTARY FILM
archaeological-detective story uncovering the pieces of the ancient
mystery of where Christ was baptized. Why was the site lost? How was it
discovered and what was found there? What is the meaning of baptism in
An archaeological-detective story uncovering the pieces of the ancient mystery of where Christ was baptized. Christians around the world know Bethlehem where Jesus was born, and Jerusalem where Jesus died and was resurrected, but no one knows the location of his baptism. This being one of the three holiest places of Christianity.
Where was he
baptized? Why was the site lost? How was it discovered and what was
found there? The remarkable story of how the actual location
of Jesus’ baptism had disappeared from human memory, lost in
time for almost 1000 years; And the fascinating story of its
rediscovery and the ongoing excavations taking place there. Only 5% of
the area has been dug until today. Who knows what else lies beneath
this place and what it could reveal about Jesus Christ and the birth of
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"[A] remarkable account of recovering a foundational part of our Christian heritage."
—The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams. Head of the worldwide Anglican Communion
"It is a work of art...I hope you see this beautiful documentary."
—Lucie Blodgett, The Voice-Tribune
Baptism of Jesus Christ: Uncovering Bethany Beyond the Jordan” is a
beautiful film that will speak to pilgrims of all faiths...This film is
"Refreshingly, this film succeeds in being true both to the archaeological and the spirtual significance of the place.... It conveys the sense of excitement alike among archaeologists, biblical scholars and bedouin tribesmen as the site was rediscovered over the past few years. It reflects engagingly on the meaning of baptism in Christianity."
— Revd. Dr. Liz Carmichael
St John's College, University of Oxford
"Not since “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” have the worlds of archeology and religion collided so!"
—Shawn Hudson, LEO Weekly
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