Where did Christianity originate and how did the religion develop and take hold globally?

In this illuminating BBC documentary series, Diarmaid MacCulloch, one of the world’s leading historians, reveals the genesis of Christianity and explores what it means to be a Christian.

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A History of Christianity on BBC Select

Along the way he unearths surprising facts about the religion, including how it started and the development of ideas surrounding God and Jesus. Can looking at Christianity’s past reveal clues about its future?

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