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Documentary claims Jesus was actually born in a residential house

by Eno Adeogun

The TV series called Robert Powell: The Real Jesus Of Nazareth, focuses on what's described as Jesus' "lost years", including his time as a teenager and young man in Nazareth.

During an interview on the programme with Claire Pfann, an archaeologist from the University of the Holy Land, she said: "The word used in the gospel for inn can also mean guest room.

"It's not an inn, it's not a tavern, it's not a hotel. It might have been a 'basement cave' where you can store things."

Academics in the documentary have also claimed Jesus was a stonemason and not a carpenter.


Powell, who played the Son of God in the 1977 mini-series "Jesus of Nazareth", agreed with the theory as "It makes such sense".

He added: "We were standing in this house in Nazareth but there was no wood around it and therefore being a carpenter would be unlikely.

"What there was in abundance was stone.

"It's only tradition that has him as a carpenter."

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