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Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman explores the meaning of life, God, and many big questions in between in an effort to understand how religion has evolved and shaped society. A different divine subject is covered in each hourlong episode, titles of which include "Creation," "The Devil Inside," "Afterlife," "Apocalypse," and "Who Is God?" To explore these topics, host and narrator Freeman visits nearly 20 cities in seven countries to see some of the world's greatest religious sites, among them Jerusalem's Wailing Wall, India's Bodhi Tree, Mayan temples in Guatemala, and the pyramids of Egypt, and he immerses himself in religious experiences and rituals. "In some places I found answers, and others led to more questions. The constant through it all is that we're all looking to be part of something bigger than us. If there's one thing I've learned, it's that we certainly are," Freeman says.

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aired 92 days ago
Morgan Freeman explores how different religions past and present explain what happens when we die.
aired 92 days ago
The prophecies of violent cataclysms and the strife of ages past; making an attempt to determine how the world will end.
aired 92 days ago
Beginning a quest to discover who God is and how he, she or they have evolved over human history.
aired 93 days ago
Morgan Freeman travels the world to ask where we came from and what happened in the beginning.
aired 93 days ago
Morgan attempts to understand the root of evil and how ideas of it evolved.
aired 93 days ago
Morgan seeks to discover how our belief in miracles can shape our understanding of God.
aired 93 days ago
Morgan Freeman goes in search of the chosen people walking the earth today, including an American boy who is believed to be the reincarnation of a Buddhist lama who has been returning in different bodies for almost 500 years.
aired 93 days ago
Morgan Freeman meets a man who felt God's presence; learning how Muslims hear God's voice in the Quran; a tribe whose members believe they can channel divine healing power; a physicist with faith that science will lead him to God.
aired 138 days ago
Morgan Freeman sets out to learn how heaven and hell have changed the way people live; descending into the ancient Native American underworld; investigating exorcisms and the gift of tongue; a woman who believes she has seen heaven.

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