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Title The Christians [(DVD) videorecording] / written and presented by Bamber Gascoigne ; a Granada Television production.

Publication Info. Silver Spring, Md. : Athena/Acorn Media Group : ITV Global Entertainment Ltd., 2009.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  270 CHR    AVAILABLE
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Description 5 videodiscs (approximately 674 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, Dolby digital, full screen.
Language Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH) provided for the main program.
Performer Presenter, Bamber Gascoigne.
Credits Directed by Carlos Pasini, Michael Houldey, Peter Plummer, John Sheppard, Baz Taylor, and John Pett ; produced by Michael Murphy ; executive producer, Norman Swallow ; original music composed by Richard Rodney Bennett.
Contents Disc one: Episode 1: A peculiar people ; Episode 2: The Christian empire ; Episode 3: The birth of Europe ; Bonus: Introduction by host Bamber Gascoigne ; Architects of the faith (select biographies of people influential to Christianity) (156 min.). -- Disc two: Episode 4: Faith and fear ; Episode 5: People of the book ; Episode 6: Princes and prelates ; Bonus: Architects of the faith (154 min.). -- Disc three: Episode 7: Protest and reform ; Episode 8: The conquest of souls ; Episode 9: In search of tolerance ; Bonus: Architects of the faith (156 min.). -- Disc four: Episode 10: Politeness and enthusiasm ; Episode 11: Missions abroad ; Bonus: Architects of the faith ; The cultures of the Cross photo galleries (104 min.). -- Disc five: Episode 12: The roots of disbelief ; Episode 13: The godless state? ; Bonus: Architects of the faith ; Christ in art photo gallery (104 min.).
Summary Christianity is examined not as a religion but as an historical force that continues to shape our world. Filmed in more than 30 countries the program shows how Christianity has influenced a vast array of cultures and how it has adapted over time.
Audience Not rated.
Note For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Church history -- Videodiscs.
Christianity -- Videodiscs.
Genre Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Gascoigne, Bamber.
Murphy, Michael.
Swallow, Norman.
Pasini, Carlos.
Bennett, Richard Rodney.
Granada Television.
ITV Productions.
Granada Ventures.
Acorn Media (Firm)
Athena (Firm)
ISBN 9781598283051 (boxed set)
1598283057 (boxed set)
Music No. AMP-8305 Acorn Media
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