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Robert Powell portrayed Jesus Christ in the Emmy-nominated 1977 miniseries "Jesus of Nazareth" and now, decades later, he takes a journey through modern Israel in an attempt to reconstruct the story of the man who changed history. While there, he meets archaeologists and scholars who help him on his quest to learn more about Jesus. This limited series intersperses footage from the miniseries with Powell's current-day excursion to illustrate how the Holy Land has changed over the course of 40 years as the actor seeks clues to the real historical figure who inspired Christianity.

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