Watch The Story of God with Morgan Freeman

God means many things to many people. Now the actor with the voice of God Himself, Morgan Freeman and National Geographic take us on a six-episode journey of discovery to find answers to some of the most common wonderings of the faithful and skeptical alike.

Sunday 10:00 PM et/pt on National Geographic Channel
3 Seasons, 15 Episodes
April 3, 2016
Documentary & Biography
8.0/10
Cast: Morgan Freeman, Amir Hussain, Jodi Magness, Robert Thurman
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The Story of God with Morgan Freeman Full Episode Guide

Season 3 6 full episodes
  • Episode 6 - Holy Laws

    Morgan Freeman travels the world to explore what holy laws mean for different religions, and what punishment awaits if these rules are disobeyed. He journeys to Pompeii to see how the eruption of Vesuvius was seen as divine retribution, travels to Jerusalem to see the oldest existing copy of the Ten Commandments, and learns a powerful lesson from a man who forgave his son's murderer.

  • Episode 5 - Episode 5

    Some faiths have secret rituals only for special initiates, while others hide their entire religious communities. Morgan Freeman travels the world to uncover why secrecy and religion are often intertwined. He explores a villa in Pompeii that housed the secret cult of Dionysus and heads to the mountains of Nepal, where Buddhist monks have secret mantras just for select groups.

  • Episode 4 - Deadly Sins

    The consequences of sin can be deadly. Morgan Freeman travels around the world to explore how different religions have developed ways to fight back. He heads to Italy to discover the origins of the ritual of self-flagellation, meets a prison executioner who personally killed dozens of inmates, and reckons with the Vietnamese officer who oversaw the confinement of John McCain at the Hanoi Hilton.

  • Episode 3 - Visions of God

    Morgan Freeman explores the mysteries of divine visions and the people who claim to have them. He travels to Lourdes, France, to meet a woman who believes she was cured of paralysis by miraculous waters; to London, to meet a man whose divine visions followed a life-saving surgery, and to Canada, to meet an Anishnaabe man who endured days alone in the wilderness for the sake of divine vision

  • Episode 2 - Gods Among Us

    What happens when a God comes to earth? Millions of people believe that God can and does come down from heaven to walk among us. Morgan Freeman journeys around the world to explore what can we learn from God in human form, and to discover the people, places and mysteries that enshroud divine mortals - including the Emperor god of the Rastafarians, Jesus Christ, and a young living goddess in Nepal.

  • Episode 1 - Search for the Devil

    Morgan Freeman explores the role that the devil plays in various religions.

Season 2 3 full episodes
  • Episode 3 - Proof of God

    Morgan Freeman looks into whether we've cut God out of our modern lives or whether there are still moments when the divine makes its presence known.

  • Episode 2 - Heaven and Hell

    What are heaven and hell? People of all faiths and backgrounds have contemplated these conundrums for thousands of years. Morgan Freeman sets out to learn how these unseen places have changed the way we live by descending into the ancient Native American underworld, investigating the phenomena of exorcisms and the gift of tongues, and meeting a woman who believes she has seen heaven.

  • Episode 1 - The Chosen One

    Almost every faith has a figure believed to be chosen by God. Muslims have Muhammad. Christians have Jesus. Jews have Abraham and Moses. Why do we rally around these chosen ones and how do they guide our faith? Morgan Freeman goes in search of the chosen people walking the earth today, including an American boy from the suburbs who is said to be the reincarnation of a Buddhist lama.

Season 1 6 full episodes

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