On Why People Prefer the Movie Versions of the Bible

A few days ago I was asked by a good friend to pass along my thoughts about one of the recently published “Biblical” movies. I replied that, although I had not seen the film, I was weary of all of the recently released, Bible-based movies due to their being intentionally deviant from the Scriptural text.

She responded that she had certain reservations about the movie due to its copious amounts of extra-Biblical content. I was happy to hear that she alluded to the text in order to compare and contrast what she and her children were seeing. Continue reading