Ancient Roads from Christ to Constantine: Pagans and the Cult of Martyrs

Air Date and Time: 
Sunday, December 25, 2016 - 4:00pm
Station Identifier: 
WUSF TV 16.4
Ancient Roads from Christ to Constantine: Pagans and the Cult of Martyrs

Host Jonathan Phillips treks to North Africa to tell the story of Perpetua, a young Christian martyr . Phillips visits places where Christians faced unimaginable violence because of their beliefs, where the Roman Empire threatened everything that Christians stood for with their pagan temples, emperor cult and vicious tortures.