There aren’t that many word-for-word film adaptations of the Bible out there, but the genre — which got its start with The Genesis Project’s adaptations of Luke and the first half of Genesis in the 1970s — has grown to the point where we now have two very different films based on the same biblical text, namely the gospel of John.
How two word-for-word adaptations of The Gospel of John use bits from the other gospels (and Acts) as well
Season 1, Episode 12 — ‘The Abomination’
Editing Acts, redux. The final episode of A.D. The Bible Continues kicks off with the conversion of Cornelius as described in Acts 10, but changes some of the details.
Season 1, Episode 10 — ‘Brothers in Arms’
Editing Acts, redux. The tenth episode of A.D. The Bible Continues is based on just a few verses from Acts 9, but it also borrows elements from other passages in Acts.
Watch: Philip is the original vanishing hitchhiker, and more, in three new clips from A.D. The Bible Continues
If it’s Wednesday, it must be time for more clips from A.D. The Bible Continues — and the latest batch includes a rare depiction of one of the more unusual bits from the book of Acts. Check it out, along with the other clips, below the jump.
Season 1, Episode 9 — ‘Saul’s Return’
Editing Acts, redux. The ninth episode of A.D. The Bible Continues, like a couple of the episodes that preceded it, dwells on just a few verses from the book of Acts.
Season 1, Episode 8 — ‘The Road to Damascus’
Editing Acts, redux. The eighth episode of A.D. The Bible Continues covers two stories from the book of Acts, but it skips the story between them.