Now the esoteric doctrine upon which all the world's great religions are grounded is revealed. The Great Arcanum the tremendous secret fiercely protected for centuries. The Secret Teachings of Jesus and Moses; The Tree of Life: Kabbalah; The Tree of Knowledge: Alchemy-Daath-Tantra; The Duality of the Serpent: Kundalini and Kundabuffer. Temptation The expulsion from Paradise. Archetypal stories that have moved millions of human beings: but who has understood their real meaning? Theories abound, but humanity remains suffering in the wilderness.
Presented by Anglican priest Pete Owen Jones which explores the huge number of ancient Christian texts that didn’t make it into the New Testament. Shocking and challenging, these were works in which Jesus didn’t die, took revenge on his enemies and kissed Mary Magdalene on the mouth, a Jesus unrecognizable from that found in the traditional books of the New Testament. Pete travels through Egypt and the former Roman Empire looking at the emerging evidence of a Christian world that’s very different to the one we know, and discovers that aside from the gospels of Mark, Matthew, Luke and John, there were over seventy gospels, acts, letters and apocalypses, all circulating in the early Church.
Find out whether or not the stories of the Bible are based on real events. Today, biblical archaeologists and religious scholars rub shoulders with geologists, forensic astronomers, paleontologists, meteorologists, biologists, physicists, seismologists, and volcanologists. They’re all scouring the globe for the most elusive and controversial goal in biblical research: to find out whether or not the stories of the Bible are based on real events.
Secrets of the Qur'an provides the perfect guide to understanding the fundamental work that has shaped the Muslim faith for over 1,400 years, and will long continue to influence modern history. The Qur'an is one of the most important works ever written. For more than one billion people worldwide and growing, it is the Holy Scripture, the word of God and his prophet. Trace the influence of the Qur'an from the Golden Age of Islam to the modern day, and hear from Islamic scholars and holy men as they share their insights into the work that lies at the foundation of one of the world's great religions.
Mary Magdalene's story is largely left out of the Bible, but several lost gospels paint a controversial new picture of this mysterious woman, placing her at the center of the formation of a new faith. Ancient artefacts that defy rational explanation come under the microscope, as this series explores the unsolved mysteries of the past.