Deadly Journeys of the Apostles

JERUSALEM TO THE NORTH
Though their stories cannot be found in the Bible, legends claim that Apostles Jude, John and James the Less embarked north, and their martyrdom enshrines them in history. Join us as we look at myth and folklore, exploring the scope of these fabled journeys.

MESSENGERS TO THE WEST
The Bible’s book of Acts recounts the Apostle Andrew’s presence at Pentecost, and Peter as the leader of the nascent Christian faith. But biblical accounts of their journeys stop there. Go further with us as we explore ancient apocryphal texts and medieval legends, which claim that James the Great traveled to the shores of the Atlantic Ocean.

TRAVELERS TO THE EAST
After Jesus’ crucifixion, three Apostles — Bartholomew, Matthias and Thomas — supposedly embark on dangerous missions to the east. Examine their stories as we search through folklore to find out about these incredible journeys.

FROM THE HOLY LAND TO AFRICA
In the aftermath of the world’s most famous crucifixion, Jesus’ 12 Apostles are charged with delivering his message to the four corners of the earth. Through scripture, myth, legend and folklore, these journeys to the north, south, east and west are reimagined. Walk with Philip, Simon and Matthew as they embark south.

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