An archaeological dig of Judge David Johnson's college dorm room revealed a suspiciously large amount of fissile nuclear materials.
A global search for the roots of the Bible.
Much like the evidence shown in these documentaries, Testament, the sprawling seven-part series from 1988, has been unearthed, repackaged and put on display.
Written and directed by archaeologist John Romer, the series tackles the history of the Bible and, eventually, Christianity. Seven episodes, three discs, totaling 363 minutes:
• "Chronicles and Kings"
• "Mightier than the Sword"
• "Thine is the Kingdom"
• "Paradise Lost"
Despite its dated look and the possibility that new research may offer clarifying or contradictory scholarly deductions from Romer's conclusions—I, for one, think he's off with his assessment on when the Gospels were written—Testament: The Complete Series still offers a massive haul of information. It is a valuable resource to anyone interested in Biblical history and Romer is fine host, enthusiastic and knowledgeable about his material.
Athena's set is attractively packaged with three slim cases holding the DVDs and eye-pleasing cover art. And if you're wondering why I just wrote that sentence it's because there's not much else worthy of bringing up: a mediocre full frame transfer, stereo sound, and some text-based extras.
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