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Description

A young narrator describes what Jesus might have looked like and what he could have worn while acknowledging that no one really knows. He also describes what life was possibly like where Jesus grew up in Nazareth. It is illustrated with rich visual imagery of the location.
Pathways of Belief
This clip is from:
Pathways of Belief, Christianity: Jesus
First broadcast:
22 January 2008

Classroom Ideas

This clip is useful to introduce some background information about Jesus and to discuss what pupils imagine his life was like. Display three different pictures of Jesus and challenge the class to describe what they think the painter suggests about who Jesus is. Consider the style, colours used, face expression. Do any of these images fit their personal or learned image of Jesus? Why (not)? They could then create their own image of Jesus and explain why they have pictured him in that way.

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