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ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 07, 1996
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Easter celebrations around the world reported; scenes shown from the Vatican, where Pope John Paul II delivered his annual message, from a sunrise service for the troops in Bosnia and from the Easter parade in New York City.

(No location given: Deborah Amos) The dramatic debate between knowledge and faith over the story of Jesus Christ, a man of history or a man of faith, examined. ["The Historical Jesus" author and former priest Dominic CROSSAN, "The Real Jesus" author former monk Luke Timothy JOHNSON - offer differing opinions on Jesus as a peasant.] The position of a controversial group of Bible scholars called the Jesus Seminar, which is known for color-coding the New Testament for historical accuracy, cited.

Amos, Deborah;
Simpson, Carole

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