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Did Judas Actually Betray Jesus to Force a Rebellion?

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What motivated Judas to cross Jesus? There are numerous theories, from money to the intriguing idea that Judas may have actually been an overzealous believer anxious to provoke a confrontation with the Romans.

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Robert Powell, star of the TV miniseries "Jesus of Nazareth," heads to Jerusalem to complete his examination into the life of Christ. Here, he uncovers clues that give historical context to the dramatic events that shaped the days before and after his death. Follow Powell through the Holy City, from the traditional location of the Last Supper to the exact steps where Pontius Pilate is believed to have sentenced Jesus to be crucified, and lastly, to a first century Jewish tomb, where believers say the real story of Jesus begins.

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