Throughout history emperors and dictators, kings and queens, regimes and religions have done their best to destroy it - and failed. For centuries the rich and powerful kept their people ignorant of its contents – fearful of the revolution that would take place if they ever learned what was in it. One day they did, and the world was changed for ever. Its influence on the world has been incalculable. Its influence on ordinary people - life transforming.
So what about this book, this collection of ancient writings we know today as the Bible? Who wrote it? Where did it come from, What is its message?
Filmed in Germany, Israel and England, and using drama, documentary and powerful testimony, this programme explains why the Bible is ‘Mightier than the Sword’.