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Below are some suggested films from the Films on Demand database on Christianity.
Ten-part series—hosted by acclaimed writer Melvyn Bragg—charts the story of Christianity from its very beginning to the second millennial anniversary of Jesus’ birth, set against the panoramic sweep of 2,000 years of history. Filmed at historic sites and featuring interviews with noted experts, each program focuses on two centuries, presenting the spread of a religion that, when melded with social, political, and cultural events, played a major role in shaping the world
With its respect for individual autonomy, its sense of a personal God, and its contempt for the ornate trappings of the Catholic church, the Protestant Revolution forged much of modern Western society. This four-part series illustrates the birth and development of Protestantism, a powerful engine of economic, social, and sexual change for 500 years. Presenting commentary from many of today’s notable religious leaders and scholars, the series profiles numerous Protestant historical figures and factions.