|With the highly anticipated release of The Passion of the Christ on DVD, National Geographic explores one of the greatest Biblical mysteries - the mystery of Easter.
Two thousand years ago, a series of events changed history and gave birth to Christianity. According to the Gospels, Jesus of Nazareth was crucified, resurrected and ascended into heaven. But how much is legend and how much is truth? Join National Geographic for a fascinating journey back to ancient Jerusalem that investigates the disappearance of Jesus Christ after his death and attempts to glean new insight hidden within the diverse accounts of his resurrection that may ultimately shed new light on the mystery of Easter.
Includes 40 min bonus featurette Quest for Noah's Flood featuring Bob Ballard's underwater search
Editor's NoteAnother fine release from the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC brand, IN SEARCH OF EASTER focuses on the history of Christianity, with particular attention paid to the life of Jesus Christ. Conventional wisdom states that Christ was crucified, resurrected, then sent to heaven. The NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC team head to Jerusalem to uncover how much of this legend is actual fact, providing some thought-provoking responses in the process.