Profile of controversial BBC religion presenter Dr. Francesca Stavrakopoulou

Profile of the BBC’s new face of religion

Although she was brought up “in no particular religion” by an English mother and Greek father, she became fascinated by theology as a schoolgirl.

“I was about 11 when I discovered Jesus was a Jew.  I remember thinking, ‘Wow! That’s amazing.  I thought Jesus was a Christian!’ and that got me really interested in the relationship between Christianity and Judaism and in Judaism’s ancient roots,” she said in an interview with the Radio Times.

How could she have heard of Jesus in any meaningful way and not known that he must have been Jewish?

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