The Story of God with Morgan Freeman
Who is God?
Why do people all around the world worship their god or gods so differently?
Where do these beliefs come from?
Are we divided or united by our beliefs?
At a crucial time in history, when religious violence is impacting peace all over the world, and science is venturing into areas that were once the realms of faith, Morgan Freeman embarks on a journey around the globe and through the centuries to uncover the Story of God. It’s going to be quite a ride!
Morgan Freeman will take you on a trip around the world to explore different cultures and religions on the ultimate quest to uncover the meaning of life, God and all these big questions in between.
Part 1: Beyond Death
The actor examines religious belief. He starts by discussing the afterlife with scientists, scholars, a Hindu monk and a man who had a near-death experience.
Part 2: Apocalypse
Morgan Freeman looks into prophecies of violent cataclysms, and the strife of ages past, in an attempt to determine how the world will end.
Part 3: Who is God
Morgan examines different faiths’ concepts of God, discovering how monotheism began in Egypt and Israel and allowing a neuroscientist to examine his own brain..
Part 4: Creation
Morgan Freeman examines how different faiths see the creation of the world, taking him on a journey to the Vatican, Cairo and the jungles of Guatemala.
Part 5: Where Does Evil Come from
Morgan sets to examine the nature of evil, visiting a serial killer in prison and witnessing an exorcism in India. He also explores ancient beliefs, including Zoroastrianism.
Part 6: The Power of Miracles
The actor examines different faiths’ views on miracles, meeting a man who survived falling 47 storeys and a cancer patient who believes his illness can be cured by prayer.