Ancient Roads from Christ to Constantine - Birth of a Faith | WVIA

Ancient Roads from Christ to Constantine - Birth of a Faith

Last Updated by WVIA Admin on

Airs Sunday, March 20th beginning at 1p on WVIA-TV

The compelling six-hour series THE ROAD FROM CHRIST TO CONSTANTINE charts Christianity's evolution from a small movement to the largest religion in the world, with more than two billion followers. Host Jonathan Phillips, an author and distinguished history professor at Royal Holloway, University of London, journeys into the fascinating world of the early Christians to explore the faith's long struggle and triumph against the odds. He recounts some of Christianity's pivotal moments at the actual locations where they unfolded, including Bethlehem (site of Jesus' birth), Judea (where Jesus preached) and Rome (where Emperor Constantine the Great embraced the faith as his own), among others. Phillips' entertaining and enlightening 12,000-mile odyssey through seven countries in Europe, Northern Africa and the Middle East brings the rich history of Christianity to life. Along the way, he meets experts who have devoted their lives to the study of this important historical period.

 

To make a pledge of support to WVIA for Christ to Constantine, click here:

Pledge-Now-Button_red.png

pbs.pngnpr.pngpbskids.png
listenlive_fulllength.jpg cove_spacer.png
Now Playing on WVIA-FM

        

nprnews5.jpg

The Slants: Fighting For The Right To Rock A Racial Slur

The Asian-American band's case, inextricably linked to the battler over a certain NFL team, leaves some activists...

FDA Issues New Seafood Advice For Moms-To-Be. Not Everyone Is Thrilled

Concerns about mercury contamination have led many pregnant women to under-consume seafood. So the FDA issued a new...

Brazilian Corruption Investigator Killed In Plane Crash

Judge Teori Zavascki was a pivotal player in the huge Petrobras corruption scandal involving politicians and...

Trump At Lincoln Memorial Concert: 'You're Not Forgotten Anymore'

"This journey began 18 months ago," Trump said after the concert. "I had something to do with it, but you had much...

reserve3.png artscene_header.png cove_spacer.png