Friday, January 30, 2004
The Word, According to John
S. T. Karnick has a review of the film The Gospel of John (“the film takes on the style of an A&E biographical documentary”) that includes a perceptive retrospective of other treatments of the Gospel in film as well as other movies with notably biblical themes. “It’s interesting that the most timeless and unchanging narratives of the Western world—the accounts of human history recorded in the Bible—have also been among those most thoroughly affected by social and cinematic fashions.” (National Review, 30 Jan 2004). Good stuff.