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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.

That 'Jesus Thing' in the Movies

Mark Hanlon | Posted 04.22.2014 | Religion
Mark Hanlon

I suppose the assumption by the consultant was that Jesus simply couldn't compete. Instead of drawing minds and hearts into the cause, his name would push people away. Somebody should have told Mark Burnett and Roma Downey.

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...

'The Bible': Dramatic Visualization Of David And Goliath

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 03.11.2013 | TV

The second part of History Channel's five-part dramatization of "The Bible" continued working its way through the Old Testament. This latest block of ...

Hollywood Power Couple Wants Public Schools To Teach The Bible

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 03.01.2013 | Entertainment

Hollywood power couple Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, who are producing a History Channel series called "The Bible," penned a glib op-ed Thursday in Th...