The BEST episodes of Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact, Forgery

Every episode of Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact, Forgery ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact, Forgery!

An investigation into the authenticity of six objects which could shed new light on Jesus.

Last Updated: 12/31/2022Network:CNN
The Shroud of Turin
52 votes

#1 - The Shroud of Turin

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/1/2015

Exploring the possibility of a linen cloth bearing the image of a crucified man being the same shroud that Jesus was wrapped in.

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Secret Brother of Jesus
24 votes

#2 - Secret Brother of Jesus

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/22/2015

The world was captivated by the biggest archaeological discovery ever made relating to Jesus: a 2,000 year-old ossuary -- or bone box -- bearing the tantalizing inscription in Aramaic: "James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus."

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The Gospel of Judas
26 votes

#3 - The Gospel of Judas

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/15/2015

Does an ancient codex discovered in an Egyptian burial cave answer why Judas betrayed Jesus?

The Childhood Home of Jesus
5 votes

#4 - The Childhood Home of Jesus

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/19/2017

Unpacking the archaeology of the first-century house believed to be the childhood home of Jesus; exploring the known facts about Jesus' early life and depicting his formative relationship with his mother, Mary.

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The True Cross
20 votes

#5 - The True Cross

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/29/2015

Are pieces of the cross Jesus died on still in existence today? The incredible legend of the True Cross is investigated.

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John the Baptist
27 votes

#6 - John the Baptist

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/8/2015

An uncovered finger bone is believed to have belonged to John the Baptist, raising a barrage of questions about the man himself.

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Mary Magdalene
22 votes

#7 - Mary Magdalene

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/5/2015

Could ancient texts preserved in the sands of Egypt shed light on the nature of Mary's relationship with Jesus?

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Doubting Thomas
2 votes

#8 - Doubting Thomas

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/9/2017

An examination of Thomas' story outside the New Testament, in particular the Christian traditions connecting him with India. Doubting Thomas got his name after refusing to believe that Jesus had appeared to the other apostles following his crucifixtion. Only after Jesus came to him and let Thomas touch his wounds did his faith return. After the resurection of Christ, Thomas pretty much disappears from the the New Testament but some recent archeological evidence might give us a clue as to where Thomas went.

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Raising Lazarus
17 votes

#9 - Raising Lazarus

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/12/2017

Investigating the Orthodox tradition connecting Lazarus and his relics with the Mediterranean island of Cyprus; it explains the raising of a man four days dead and goes on to explore the consequences.

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The Pilate Stone
1 votes

#10 - The Pilate Stone

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/5/2017

The archaeological investigation zeroes in on crucial artifacts that connect to Pontius Pilate -- the inscription on the Stone that proves his existence, as well as the recent discovery of Herod the Great's Jerusalem Palace.

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The Bones of St Peter
1 votes

#11 - The Bones of St Peter

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/2/2017

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The Tomb of King Herod
1 votes

#12 - The Tomb of King Herod

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/26/2017

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