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Review of National Geographic’s “The Story of God”.

By Marc Davis, LST Theology Student.

National Geographic Channel has embarked on a six-part mini-series exploring the meaning of God and life from various world religions aptly titled ‘The Story of God’. St. James Church had the opportunity to premier the first episode of the series several weeks before airing on television. In the first episode actor-turned-host Morgan Freeman travels around the world speaking with different scholars and religious leaders to figure out how each religion views the apocalypse.

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Just another Bible movie?: Review of Risen (2016)

When it comes to translating a Christian message into a mainstream form of media like cinema, there is always a real struggle. Either it swings far too much towards a secular market and the end product becomes offensive to most Christians, or it goes the other way and becomes obtuse and too preachy to anyone outside of the faith. There have been some great efforts over the years to close that divide, but Risen might be the best attempt in a very long time.