Secretos de la Crucifixión
Discovery en Español explores one of the greatest mysteries of Christianity: The crucifixion
27 de marzo de 2015
Many of the secrets of Judeo-Christian religions have been hidden for centuries, but now, thanks to scientific advances and cutting-edge technology, a number of these controversial mysteries are being reexamined. In Secretos de la Crucifixión, a special airing Sunday, April 5 at 10pm E/P, Discovery en Español explores the science behind the faith, examining facts and events related to one of the most iconic symbols of the Western civilization: the crucifixion.Directed by filmmaker and investigative journalist Simcha Jacobovici (The Lost Tomb of Jesus), the documentary follows the examination of human remains found in a Jerusalem ossuary believed to belong to Mattathia (Matthew) son of Judah, the last legitimate king of Israel, who, like Jesus, was crucified by the Romans. Based on analysis of the remains, which include a crucified hand and three iron nails, experts will have a unique opportunity to examine the bones of a man who was crucified around the time of Jesus of Nazareth, and unlock key facts about his crucifixion. It is a co-production of Science Channel and Vision TV/Zoomer Media.Also on Sunday, April 5 at 9pm E/P, Discovery en Español will air the special El Sudario de DaVinci, which examines the mystery behind the shroud of Jesus, a holy Christian relic. The documentary is produced and directed by Chris Holt. It is a production of Pioneer Productions for Discovery Channel.