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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.

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.

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...

'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 ...

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...

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' Series: An Invitation to 'Change the World'

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.08.2013 | Religion
Jim Wallis

That's what we are going to do: change the world. Not just to save a few people from hell and get them to heaven, not to judge all the non-Christians, not to abandon the earth for mansions in the hereafter, not to make sure we all believe the right doctrinal things....

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.

Jaweed Kaleem

Premiere Coming For Monumental, 10-Hour 'Bible' Miniseries

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 03.03.2013 | Religion

One is best known for playing a kind-hearted angel on a hit television drama. The other is the man behind more than a dozen record-breaking reality sh...

Why I Sent My ‘Rebound Husband’ Packing

Dianne Burnett | Posted 09.28.2012 | Divorce
Dianne Burnett

I wondered, taking another sip of champagne, why I'd endured a decade of a less-than-riveting relationship with my future ex-husband.

Easter Brings the Promise of Life Renewed

Roma Downey | Posted 06.06.2012 | Impact
Roma Downey

My own kids have loved Easter and the thrill of the Easter egg hunt, but they have also learned lessons along the way. As parents, it is our job to instill morals and values into our children. When they see us treat each other with kindness and respect, it leaves an imprint on them.

WATCH: Where Did This 'Touched By An Angel' Star Meet Her Husband?

Posted 02.22.2012 | Weddings

Actress Roma Downey stopped by "Access Hollywood Live" on Tuesday to talk about her five-year marriage to reality TV mega-producer Mark Burnett. D...