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The Cast Of Mark Burnett And Roma Downey's Latest Bible Series 'A.D.' Revealed

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 11.22.2014 | Religion

Hollywood producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett are giving fans a sneak peek at the cast of their highly-anticipated television series, “A.D.” ...

Everything's an Adventure: An Interview With TNT Reality Star Greg White

Court Stroud | Posted 12.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Court Stroud

In addition to taping a reality series, White recently completed his first book, a memoir entitled The Pink Marine. A few days ago I chatted with this bi-coastal, polo-playing, sixth-generation Texan with a voracious appetite for life.

How to Sucker a Billion Christians

Mark Morford | Posted 03.04.2014 | Entertainment
Mark Morford

You do not mess with blind faith. Just a humble reminder. You do not question the dully codified stories of Christianity, or challenge them, or offer...

Son of God on Film

Martin Marty | Posted 05.04.2014 | Religion
Martin Marty

Perhaps follow Roeper's implicit advice: Read the Gospel of Luke.

Son of God and Hispanic Evangelicals

Rev. Gabriel Salguero | Posted 05.04.2014 | Religion
Rev. Gabriel Salguero

What does Hollywood have to do with Jesus and Hispanics? Not a question many expect to hear often on Hollywood Boulevard or in the corridors of the biggest movie studios in the country. But it's a new day in the country and Hollywood.

The Son of God: Safe and Comfortable Middle Class Jesus

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 05.04.2014 | Religion
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

Producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey fail in their newly-released film The Son of God, because their interpretation of Scripture is simplistic and triumphalist. Where there are choices to be made -- and with the Gospels, the choices abound -- Burnett and Downey have an unerring urge to favor the safe ones.

ReThink Review: Son of God -- What Would Jesus Watch?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

With The Passion of the Christ being the highest-grossing R-rated movie of all time, are audiences interested in a less bloody take on Jesus' life? And does Son of God attempt to tell us anything about Jesus' life that Christians and non-Christians don't already know?

Son of God Is the Anti-Gibson

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 04.28.2014 | Religion
Abraham H. Foxman

Mel Gibson's Passion of the Christ was a passion of hate. Mark Burnett and Roma Downey's new film, Son of God, slated to arrive in theaters nationwide on February 28, is the true anti-Gibson. From start to finish, theirs is a much more sensitive effort.

Satan Obama Lookalike Cut From Jesus FIlm

Posted 02.18.2014 | Religion

Satan has been officially cast out from the film adaption of "The Bible" TV miniseries due, in part, to the character's resemblance to President Barac...

Social Media Is a Major Game Changer for Independent Film

Britt Michaelian | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Britt Michaelian

We are at a crossroads in many areas of society right now, but in this moment the world of independent film is perched on the forefront of incredible change and opportunity.

Opportunities Abound at the American Film Market

Michael Rose | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

The good news from mostly upbeat panelists was that money is loosening up and the trauma of the global economic collapse seems to be over.

Burnett Has BIG Plans For 'Bible' Sequel

TV Guide | Posted 07.09.2013 | TV

As NBC executives pray for a ratings win, producer Mark Burnett may have just passed them a Hail Mary. Burnett and his wife, producer-actress Roma ...

Calling Out Celebrity Christianity & Counterfeit Justice

Zach J. Hoag | Posted 09.02.2013 | Religion
Zach J. Hoag

It's the age-old prosperity gospel bait and switch. And really, it's "We wanna be the 1 percent!" Christianity, with the cheering crowd ironically widening the economic gap between themselves and their leaders even as they strive to obtain their celebrity status.

'The Bible' Follow-Up Heading To NBC

Posted 07.01.2013 | TV

NBC will air Mark Burnett's follow-up to his History Channel series "The Bible." "The Bible" delivered huge numbers for History. Its premiere had ...

'As Soon As They Start Hating On You, You Must Be Huge'

Posted 06.17.2013 | TV

As NBC's "The Voice" continues to dominate the ratings, other reality series have started to take note -- and not just the singing competition's direc...

'The Bible' Heads To The Big Screen

Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment

Anyone who prefers their Old Testament a little larger, Obama-esque Satan and all, can ready themselves for a big-screen adaptation of the History Cha...

WATCH: What Makes 'The Voice' So Successful? Mark Burnett Reveals The Secret

OWN | Posted 04.16.2013 | OWN

In addition to producing the incredibly successful miniseries "The Bible," Mark Burnett is also the master behind reality singing competition "The Voi...

WATCH: Mark Burnett And Roma Downey Respond To Satan-Obama Controversy

Posted 04.12.2013 | OWN

When producer Mark Burnett and his Emmy-nominated actress-wife Roma Downey created "The Bible" miniseries, they expected to hear from the critics. Tho...

The Bible TV Series: Why It's Breaking Audience Records

Phil Cooke, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2013 | Entertainment
Phil Cooke, Ph.D.

Pew Research has identified more than 90 million evangelical Christians in the United States. Despite all the coverage reporters give to every other group imaginable, the truth is the Christian community is still the largest special interest group in the country.

Mark Burnett: 'The Bible Is The Foundation Of Western Civilization'

Posted 03.20.2013 | Religion

'The Bible' producer Mark Burnett talks to HuffPost Live host Alicia Menendez about the importance of the Bible in Western Civilization and why the se...

History Channel's Satan Looks A Lot Like Obama...

Posted 03.18.2013 | Entertainment

"The Bible" has been an incredibly successful miniseries for the History channel, so it's no wonder viewers took to the internet after noticing that t...

What The History Channel Is Getting Wrong About The Bible

Rev. Wil Gafney, Ph.D. | Posted 05.12.2013 | Religion
Rev. Wil Gafney, Ph.D.

Not quite everything. Just geography, anthropology, archaeology, biblical studies, theology, race and ethnicity. Not all of them all of the time, but most of them, most of the time.

The Bible Isn't The History You Think It Is

Dr. Joel Hoffman | Posted 05.04.2013 | Religion
Dr. Joel Hoffman

In other words, sometimes "believing the Bible" means believing that a story in it didn't happen.

Here Comes The Bible

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.03.2013 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

The most important lesson of The Passion of the Christ was not that people are clamoring to watch faithfully pedantic retellings of Bible stories, but that some of the greatest stories ever told deserve to be told with an artistic flair.

The Bible Is Missing the Wow Factor

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.01.2013 | TV
Jackie K. Cooper

Supposedly there are people who still want to view religious programs and this is the perfect time of the year for this type of miniseries to air. And even some non-religious types might want to know what is so important that 10 hours of TV time has been allotted to the story.