The Trial and Testimony of the Early Church

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  • 2001
  • 1 Season

The Trial and Testimony of the Early Church is a historical documentary television series. This documentary series tells the early history of the church and the spread of Christianity across the world. It begins with the death of Jesus and the Roman persecution of the apostles and their followers. It then continues through the reign of Emperor Constantine. This was when the church received official legal sanction. This series takes an in-depth look at the historical beginnings of Christianity and the church. It uses dramatic recreation to demonstrate the historic events of the early Christian church. It follows through the persecution to the official sanction to make the church legal.

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March 9, 2001
This gripping series of six half-hour programs, produced in consultation with an international team of scholars, takes you to the actual locations to show what the early church was like, how it spread, and the persecution it endured. Host for the award-winning series is Steve Bell. Actors Nigel Goodwin, Russell Boulter, and Jane Campion dramatize leading figures and events from the early church. Program 6, Transition: Constantine granted the church legality and favor. Was this a bane or blessing? Why did the church succeed?
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March 2, 2001
This gripping series of six half-hour programs, produced in consultation with an international team of scholars, takes you to the actual locations to show what the early church was like, how it spread, and the persecution it endured. Host for the award-winning series is Steve Bell. Actors Nigel Goodwin, Russell Boulter, and Jane Campion dramatize leading figures and events from the early church. Program 5, Testimony: A close-up look at heroes who would pay with their lives rather then deny their faith.
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February 23, 2001
This gripping series of six half-hour programs, produced in consultation with an international team of scholars, takes you to the actual locations to show what the early church was like, how it spread, and the persecution it endured. Host for the award-winning series is Steve Bell. Actors Nigel Goodwin, Russell Boulter, and Jane Campion dramatize leading figures and events from the early church. Program 4, Persecutions: The mightiest empire in history outlawed and persecuted the believers. What happened and why?
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February 16, 2001
This gripping series of six half-hour programs, produced in consultation with an international team of scholars, takes you to the actual locations to show what the early church was like, how it spread, and the persecution it endured. Host for the award-winning series is Steve Bell. Actors Nigel Goodwin, Russell Boulter, and Jane Campion dramatize leading figures and events from the early church. Program 3, Accusations: Believers were subject to many charges, some outrageously false and others true. How did they answer them?
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February 9, 2001
This gripping series of six half-hour programs, produced in consultation with an international team of scholars, takes you to the actual locations to show what the early church was like, how it spread, and the persecution it endured. Host for the award-winning series is Steve Bell. Actors Nigel Goodwin, Russell Boulter, and Jane Campion dramatize leading figures and events from the early church. Program 2, Spread: The Word was for all. An impossible task. How did they bring their message to the world?
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February 2, 2001
This gripping series of six half-hour programs, produced in consultation with an international team of scholars, takes you to the actual locations to show what the early church was like, how it spread, and the persecution it endured. Host for the award-winning series is Steve Bell. Actors Nigel Goodwin, Russell Boulter, and Jane Campion dramatize leading figures and events from the early church. Program 1, Foundations: How did it all begin, and what happened to the twelve apostles?
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The Trial and Testimony of the Early Church is a historical documentary television series. This documentary series tells the early history of the church and the spread of Christianity across the world. It begins with the death of Jesus and the Roman persecution of the apostles and their followers. It then continues through the reign of Emperor Constantine. This was when the church received official legal sanction.

This series takes an in-depth look at the historical beginnings of Christianity and the church. It uses dramatic recreation to demonstrate the historic events of the early Christian church. It follows through the persecution to the official sanction to make the church legal.

The Trial and Testimony of the Early Church is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on February 2, 2001.

Where to Watch The Trial and Testimony of the Early Church

The Trial and Testimony of the Early Church is available for streaming on the Vision Video website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Trial and Testimony of the Early Church on demand at Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    February 2, 2001