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The Bible Miniseries

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

Jonathan Kim | Posted 02.28.2014 | 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 Already A Massive Hit With Religious Groups

Posted 02.21.2014 | Entertainment

In news that will surprise no one, religious groups are already deifying "Son of God," even if it doesn't open for another week. Compassion Intern...

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...

Jesus' Story Returning To The Big Screen

Posted 10.02.2013 | Entertainment

It's time for Hollywood to get religious ... again. Capitalizing on the slate of biblical epics on the horizon, Kevin Reynolds ("Hatfields & McCoys...

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.

WATCH: 'Bible' Actor Was 'Haunted' By His Crucifixion Scene

OWN | Posted 04.24.2013 | OWN

Producer Mark Burnett's miniseries "The Bible" captivated more than 100 million people when it aired on the History Channel. The series was filled wit...

'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: 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...

Sharing Scripture: Interfaith Thoughts About 'The Bible'

Rabbi Michael Bernstein | Posted 06.02.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Michael Bernstein

Watching part of the celebrated production of "The Bible" that concludes this Sunday evening, I find myself thinking that Judaism and Christianity are two faiths separated by a common Scripture.

Why Does Satan Need To Be Dark-Skinned?

Posted 03.29.2013 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) When some people recently started questioning whether the Satan character on "The Bible" miniseries...

Still Art Conveys A Stilling Remembrance Of Holy Week

Win Bassett | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion
Win Bassett

Contemporary, multi-sensory feats of technology have caused observers to overlook another medium of remembrance. From Michelangelo's Pietà to the Crucifixion by Salvador Dalí, analog sculptures illustrating Jesus' final moments also provide a way for people to experience this story of life and death that has influenced the development of both the ancient and modern worlds.

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 ...

'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 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...

'The Bible': Now An Epic TV Series... By 'Survivor' Creator

AP | By LYNN ELBER | Posted 07.24.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- As a kid in the 1960s, reality TV king Mark Burnett was thrilled by the special-effects miracle of a sundered Red Sea in "The Ten Comma...