Fox News anchor Bill Oâ€™Reilly, who is writing an upcoming book titled â€śKilling Jesus,â€ť proclaimed on his program Wednesday night that â€śa lot of the Bible is allegorical,â€ť and the New Testament Gospels contradict themselves.
Oâ€™Reilly made the remarks during an interview with â€śTouched by an Angelâ€ť star Roma Downey and her husband Mark Burnett, executive producers of â€śThe Bibleâ€ť TV miniseries which begins this Sunday night on the History Channel.
Downey, who portrays Jesusâ€™ mother Mary in the series, opened the interview by declaring her solid faith in Holy Scripture.
â€śBringing the Bible to the screen came with a huge responsibility and one we took very seriously,â€ť Downey said. â€śWe had a great team of scholars and theologians helping us, making sure that we told these stories accurately and truthfully. Iâ€™ve been a believer my whole life, and that was very, very important to us. Something else ...