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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?
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.
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.
'The Bible' has been an incredibly successful miniseries for the History channel. Producer Mark Burnett tells us about his show.
Joshua Dubois, the former head of the White House faith office said he felt those making much of the similarity were "reaching
The second part of History Channel's five-part dramatization of "The Bible" continued working its way through the Old Testament
Burnett, who is originally from England, is the producer of a number of popular TV series including "Survivor" and "The Celebrity