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  • SECRETS OF THE CROSS

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This series investigates the suppressed and fascinating secrets at the heart of the Christian tradition.

'Secrets of the Cross' uncovers the tantalising mysteries at the heart of the Christian tradition. Stories that have shaped Western culture are critically re-examined by world renowned scholars and scrutinised in the light of compelling new evidence. Familiar tales and characters are re-cast in a new light as new truths are uncovered and 2000 year old mysteries solved. The series strips back layers of history to reveal surprising and provocative truths. Archaeological and historical evidence explode the myths embedded in the traditional tales and expert witnesses detail the conspiracies and cover-ups that have obscured the truth at each story's heart. Controversial and compelling, this series pushes aside centuries of tradition to investigate the suppressed and fascinating secrets at the heart of the Christian story.

EPISODE GUIDE

  • Secrets Of The Cross: Lost Tomb Of Jesus?
    In 1980, an ancient tomb was uncovered in Jerusalem. Inside were bones dating back to the first century. Could it be the resting place of Christ?
  • Secrets Of The Cross: Lost Tomb Of Jesus?
    In 1980, an ancient tomb was uncovered in Jerusalem. Inside were bones dating back to the first century. Could it be the resting place of Christ?
  • Secrets Of The Cross: Who Killed Jesus?
    Discover the truth behind Pontius Pilate's role in Jesus' death. Far from the weak character portrayed in the Bible, he was a brutal politician.
  • Secrets Of The Cross: Who Killed Jesus?
    Discover the truth behind Pontius Pilate's role in Jesus' death. Far from the weak character portrayed in the Bible, he was a brutal politician.
  • Secrets Of The Cross: Mary Magdalene: Saint Or Sinner?
    Without Mary Magdalene's vision of a risen Jesus there may never have been a Christianity. But why do the gospels say almost nothing about her?
  • Secrets Of The Cross: Mary Magdalene: Saint Or Sinner?
    Without Mary Magdalene's vision of a risen Jesus there may never have been a Christianity. But why do the gospels say almost nothing about her?
  • Secrets Of The Cross: Knights Templar On Trial
    The mysterious and wealthy Knights Templar led the Crusades for almost 200 years. But why did the Church reject them as heretics in 1307?
  • Secrets Of The Cross: Knights Templar On Trial
    The mysterious and wealthy Knights Templar led the Crusades for almost 200 years. But why did the Church reject them as heretics in 1307?
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