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FRONT PAGE  |  6/25/2017
TUESDAY, MAR 5, 2013  |  6 comments  |  1 commentary
Roma Downey’s ‘The Bible’ mini-series slammed in the New York Times

With the mini-series, which stars Downey as the Virgin Mary, premiering this weekend, Neil Genzlinger of the New York Times has reviewed it and says it leaves much to be desired.

Concluding his criticisms, Genzlinger writes: “The result is a mini-series full of emoting that does not register emotionally, a tableau of great biblical moments that doesn’t convey why they’re great. Those looking for something that makes them feel the power of the Bible would do better to find a good production of ‘Godspell’ or ‘Jesus Christ Superstar.’” ...


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Jamesc | Fallbrook, ca  Find all comments by Jamesc
Rufus, Thanks for the Tozer link. Good stuff. I have several Tozer books. Ravenhill is good too. He has some good quotes online.
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Matthew | Monterey California  Contact via emailFind all comments by Matthew
At least The Bible movie gets people talking?! Did anyone notice the commercial for the Roman Catholic Church? C'mon really do they have to promote their "Superiority" by presenting a commercial. Now that was disgusting. Now let's talk about the bible See John1:1-15
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Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Rufus wrote:
The Menace Of The Religious Movie - A.W. Tozer
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Knowing Tozer it's probably good. Knowing the History Channel, and anything that had to do with Christianity this production could only be bad. Funny, this woman doesn't look Jewish to me.

If it has anything to do with the Bible or Christianity avoid the History Channel like the plague, anything on it is as Christian as Should Roman Catholicism really be classified as a Christian religion? -- No. (PDF)

No, Frank, the History Channel won't get an award from the NRB--yet. Now Richard Dawkins might give them a prize for their ongoing work of attacking Christianity.

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News Item3/5/13 11:50 AM
Frank  Contact via emailFind all comments by Frank
No more heroes wrote:
By any measure episode 1 was a very poor dramatization. Even the unbiblical bits were often plagiarized from other movies.
Still this twice divorced devout Roman Catholic, who supported a murderer for President of Ireland, gets her self-fulfilled wish to play Mary mother of Jesus. "It's all about you Jesus"
Another surefire award winner for the National Religious Broadcasters no doubt!
Very good comment; no more heroes. I agree fully with your thought process.

Rufus, thanks for the link; it is excellent!

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No more heroes  Find all comments by No more heroes
By any measure episode 1 was a very poor dramatization. Even the unbiblical bits were often plagiarized from other movies.

Still this twice divorced devout Roman Catholic, who supported a murderer for President of Ireland, gets her self-fulfilled wish to play Mary mother of Jesus. "It's all about you Jesus"

Another surefire award winner for the National Religious Broadcasters no doubt!

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Rufus | Fort Worth, TX  Protected NameFind all comments by Rufus
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