- Additional Details
- Format: Closed-captioned, Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: March 8, 1997
A meal that holds special meaning to millions, The Last Supper is a repast of intrigue for biblical scholars and historians. Where did this meal take place? Did Jesus know of the betrayal? Were women present at the meal? What popular myths have sprung from artistic interpretations? Take a closer look at THE LAST SUPPER.
- Was Christ's last meal a Passover Seder?
- Did Jesus know of Judas's betrayal?
- Were women at this important meal?
The Last Supper was the introduction of the Eucharist, a cornerstone of Christian tradition. The breaking of bread and sharing of wine to symbolize body and blood would have been a departure if this meal was a traditional Passover Seder. Was a Seder the original intention of the repast? If so, were women also in attendance? Where did this meal take place?
Christ's final supper is an important event that has caused biblical scholars and historians to ask these questions and more. It turns out that most of our popular beliefs about this meal are derived from artists' depictions. If so, what really happened? Did Jesus know of Judas's betrayal? Is Judas really a betrayer or did he have motives beyond his payoff? Why do three books of the Bible differ on the details of this important event? Take a closer look at this important event in THE LAST SUPPER.