Photos: Jesus, the man

Updated 3:23 PM ET, Tue March 3, 2015
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Religion scholar Reza Aslan's 2013 biography of Jesus seeks to separate the man from the deity. The CNN original series "Finding Jesus" airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Random House
Jesus experienced the full range of human emotions, Aslan writes, from rage to resignation. American Stock/Getty Images
The idea of God born as a happy and helpless child inspired Aslan's own youthful and brief conversion to Christianity. DeAgostini/Getty Images
Here Jesus is shown angrily purging the Temple in Jerusalem of money changers and traders. Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Jewish leaders tried to take advantage of Jesus' zealotry, Aslan writes, by trapping him into saying that Jews should not pay taxes to Caesar. Edward Gooch/Getty Images
Jesus was also called the "Man of Sorrows," an emotion captured here by Leonardo da Vinci. Hulton Archive/Getty Images
A forlorn Jesus is shown here crowned with thorns in a painting by Benedetto Bonfigli. DeAgostini/Getty Images
British actor Robert Powell, shown here in Franco Zeffirelli's 1977 TV mini-series, "Jesus of Nazareth," is one of many actors who've tried to convey the complex emotions of Jesus. Evening Standard/Getty Images