Jay Parini on the ‘spiritual journey’ of writing a book about Jesus

BY newsdesk  December 25, 2013 at 5:40 PM EDT

A writer rather than a religious scholar, Jay Parini decided to try his own take on the biography of Jesus. Parini sat down with Jeffrey Brown for an online extra, about how the latest discoveries in historical documents have changed how the story needed to be written.

The full interview with Jay Parini will air on Wednesday’s PBS NewsHour.