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Author: Ron Johnston, (Director); John Romer; Mischa Scorer; Channel Four (Great Britain)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of the Bible told from an historical point of view. Using archaeological and scientific evidence as well as the ancient texts themselves, the series explores the cultures and historical events that have molded the Bible, and traces its influence upon Western development over the last two thousand years.
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Genre/Form: Illustrations
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Johnston, (Director); John Romer; Mischa Scorer; Channel Four (Great Britain)
OCLC Number: 27723492
Notes: Title on container: Testament: the Bible and history.
Performer(s): John Romer.
Description: 7 videocassettes (364 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: [1] As it was in the beginning --
[2] Chronicles and kings --[3] Mightier than the sword --
[4] Gospel truth? --
[5] Thine is the kingdom --
[6] Power and glory --
[7] Paradise lost.
Other Titles: Bible and history
As it was in the beginning
Chronicles and kings
Mightier than the sword
Gospel truth?
Thine is the kingdom
Power and glory
Paradise lost
Responsibility: an Antelope production for Channel Four television ; written by John Romer ; produced by Mischa Scorer ; directed by Mischa Scorer and Ron Johnston.

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The story of the Bible told from an historical point of view. Using archaeological and scientific evidence as well as the ancient texts themselves, the series explores the cultures and historical events that have molded the Bible, and traces its influence upon Western development over the last two thousand years.

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