In this epic mini-series which took America by storm, the tales of The Bible are brought to life. In the premiere episode Noah recounts the origins of man, Abraham leads his people to the Promised land and Moses flees Egypt.
Perhaps the most infamous event of the New Testament is retold as, in an act of pure selflessness, Jesus gives himself over to Pontius Pilate and following a merciless 40 lashes is crucified and eventually buried.
Focusing on The Book of Joshua, the Israelites are lead into battle at the city of Jericho by their leader Joshua. The tale of Samson and Delilah is also depicted, chronicling the betrayal of Samson to the Philistines.
Focusing on The book of Samuel; Saul is anointed King by Samuel, a move which threatens to throw the nation into civil unrest and the epic tale of David versus Goliath which results in a golden age for the people of Israel.