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The Real Garden of Eden

Bible's Buried Secrets Episode 3 of 3

Can we find the Garden of Eden? Bible scholar Dr Francesca Stavrakopoulou thinks so. In the final episode of her series re-examining conventional readings of the Bible, she argues that the Garden of Eden has nothing to do with the origins of humanity, but is rather a story concealing dramatic events about a particular figure in a particular place, two and half thousand years ago.

Marshalling compelling evidence from archaeology, Islam and the Bible text itself, she identifies and visits the exact site of Eden.

It's a revolutionary theory which challenges some of the most cherished preconceptions about Eden in both Christianity and western culture.

1 hour

Last on

Wed 11 Jan 2012 00:00

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterFrancesca Stavrakopoulou
PresenterFrancesca Stavrakopoulou
DirectorEmily Davis
DirectorEmily Davis
ProducerEmily Davis
ProducerEmily Davis
Executive ProducerJean-Claude Bragard
Executive ProducerJean-Claude Bragard