New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
Reviews > TV >

Television

by Gillean Craig

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 @ 12:19

NO DOUBT the makers of The Bible, the blockbuster that has swept the United States and is now showing on Channel 5 on Satur-day evenings, hoped that it would inspire viewers to hie their way to the nearest church to find out more.

The best I can offer is that it may well drive the more thoughtful to dip into our Holy Book to reassure themselves that our extended salvation myth is not quite so God-awful as it is herein portrayed.

The underlying approach is ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Job of the week

Inter Religious Affairs Programme Officer

London and Home Counties

Inter Religious Affairs Programme Officer Location: Lambeth Palace, London Salary: Starting salary of £27,911 rising to £30,326 upon successful completion of probation period. Contract Type: Full...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

Keeping the faith under fire

Keeping the faith under fire

Large numbers of clergy volunteered to be military chaplains during the Great War. Peter Street tells some of their stories  Subscribe to read more

Question of the week
Is there enough reason now to impose tougher sanctions on Russia?

To prevent multiple voting, we now ask readers to be logged in. This is free, quick and easy, honestly. Click here to login or register

Top comment

Can Catholics back women bishops?

Christopher Hill asks whether Catholics can back women bishops  Subscribe to read more

Wed 30 Jul 14 @ 14:40
"I pray when I get het up" Our 2006 interview with Dora Bryan, who died last week. http://t.co/grdOL1tjdD

Wed 30 Jul 14 @ 14:12
There's still time to subscribe & receive this Friday's paper. Don't miss out. Prices from just £21.20 http://t.co/3UemTitwvn .