How did Easter, a word with origins in pagan tradition, come to emobody the oldest and most important festival in Christianity? Discover the origins of Easter in this thoroughly researched and emotionally charged documentary. The history of Easter is traced to ancient Egypt where the story finds it's roots in the deliverance of the Israelites from slavery. The program describes how Passover symbolism is intricately woven into the events surrounding the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God. See how the church adapted and transformes pagan tradition into the celebration of the Resurrection, and learn how culture, emperors, apostles, and popes have influenced how we celebrate Easter today. The program features powerfully dramatized scenes from the gospels along with documentary footage shot in the Holy Land and at the Vatican, plus insightful commentary from church scholars and historians. I Believe in Easter will give you new insights into the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ - the most important event in human history.