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Ancient Roads from Christ to Constantine Previous Broadcasts

Constantine (Episode #106)

KQED World: Thu, Dec 31, 2015 -- 2:00 AM

In the final episode, host Jonathan Phillips explains how Rome exerted its fullest effort to eradicate Christianity. The faith grew stronger as the empires and emperors weakened. It would be the conversion of one man - Constantine the Great - that would fully transform the fortunes of the Christian faith.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 31, 2015 -- 8:00 AM

Pagans and the Cult of Martyrs (Episode #105)

KQED World: Wed, Dec 30, 2015 -- 2:00 AM

Host Jonathan Phillips treks to North Africa to tell the story of Perpetua, a young Christian martyr, whose extraordinary story still resonates today. Phillips visits places where Christians faced unimaginable violence because of their beliefs, where the Roman Empire threatened everything that Christians stood for with their pagan temples, emperor cult and vicious tortures.

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  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 30, 2015 -- 8:00 AM

From Apocalypse to Heresies (Episode #104)

KQED World: Tue, Dec 29, 2015 -- 2:00 AM

In this episode, the city of Jerusalem is rocked by war. Host Jonathan Phillips travels to Patmos Island where John was exiled and visits the cave where John wrote the most enigmatic book of the New Testament, Revelation. Phillips traces the crucial battle where powerful heretics claiming special knowledge of Jesus threatened to distort, divide and even to destroy the Christian faith.

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  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 29, 2015 -- 8:00 AM

Pagans and the Cult of Martyrs (Episode #105)

KQED World: Sat, Dec 26, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Host Jonathan Phillips treks to North Africa to tell the story of Perpetua, a young Christian martyr, whose extraordinary story still resonates today. Phillips visits places where Christians faced unimaginable violence because of their beliefs, where the Roman Empire threatened everything that Christians stood for with their pagan temples, emperor cult and vicious tortures.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 30, 2015 -- 8:00 AM

From Apocalypse to Heresies (Episode #104)

KQED World: Sat, Dec 26, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

In this episode, the city of Jerusalem is rocked by war. Host Jonathan Phillips travels to Patmos Island where John was exiled and visits the cave where John wrote the most enigmatic book of the New Testament, Revelation. Phillips traces the crucial battle where powerful heretics claiming special knowledge of Jesus threatened to distort, divide and even to destroy the Christian faith.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 29, 2015 -- 8:00 AM

Age of the Apostles (Episode #103)

KQED World: Thu, Dec 24, 2015 -- 2:00 AM

Travel with Jonathan Phillips on Paul's third and final missionary journey as the Apostolic Age comes to an end. Witness how the remaining apostles, except for John, are martyred for their unwavering beliefs. In Rome, Paul and the Apostle Peter will both meet their fate at the hands of one of the cruelest tyrants in history.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 24, 2015 -- 8:00 AM

The Great Missionary (Episode #102)

KQED World: Wed, Dec 23, 2015 -- 2:00 AM

Meet the man whose transformation is one of the most compelling in history, the Apostle Paul. Journey with Jonathan Phillips as he re-traces Paul's bold quest to bring the Christian message to Asia and Europe, a quest which would see him imprisoned, beaten and on the brink of death.

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  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 23, 2015 -- 8:00 AM

Birth of a Faith (Episode #101)

KQED World: Tue, Dec 22, 2015 -- 2:00 AM

The series begins in Bethlehem and travels throughout the Holy Land. With the Gospels as a guide, host Jonathan Phillips traces the life of Jesus from his birth, ministry, passion, and resurrection.

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  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 22, 2015 -- 8:00 AM

The Great Missionary (Episode #102)

KQED World: Sat, Dec 19, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Meet the man whose transformation is one of the most compelling in history, the Apostle Paul. Journey with Jonathan Phillips as he re-traces Paul's bold quest to bring the Christian message to Asia and Europe, a quest which would see him imprisoned, beaten and on the brink of death.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 23, 2015 -- 8:00 AM

Birth of a Faith (Episode #101)

KQED World: Sat, Dec 19, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

The series begins in Bethlehem and travels throughout the Holy Land. With the Gospels as a guide, host Jonathan Phillips traces the life of Jesus from his birth, ministry, passion, and resurrection.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 22, 2015 -- 8:00 AM
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