A.D. The Bible Continues — season one, episode seven

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Season 1, Episode 7 — ‘The Visit’
Acts 8:4-13

Editing Acts, redux. The seventh episode of A.D. The Bible Continues just might be the first one that is far more concerned with its political storyline — the visit of Tiberius and Caligula to Jerusalem — than its biblical storyline. Still, it does depict Philip’s visit to Samaria and his baptism of Simon the Magician from Acts 8.

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The Bible-movie actor who appeared in a Mad Max movie

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I watched all three of the original Mad Max movies this week, to get ready for Fury Road. I had never seen the original film before, and I hadn’t seen The Road Warrior or Beyond Thunderdome since the 1980s (and I saw The Road Warrior on television, so it was probably a somewhat censored version that I saw back then).

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A.D. The Bible Continues — season one, episode six

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Season 1, Episode 6 — ‘The Persecution’
Acts 8:1-3

Editing Acts, redux. The first five episodes of A.D. The Bible Continues zipped through the gospels and the book of Acts at a brisk pace, covering multiple chapters at a time. But the sixth episode slows things down in a big way and covers just three verses in Acts: it begins with the burial of Stephen (8:2) and then goes on to show how Saul persecuted the church (8:3) and scattered the followers of Jesus (8:1).

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Watch: Saul confronts Peter, and Caiaphas is undermined by his in-laws, in four new clips from A.D. The Bible Continues

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The Romans have stopped crucifying Jews for the moment, so it’s time for the Jews to start turning against each other in the next episode of A.D. The Bible Continues. Saul turns against the followers of Jesus, while Annas and his son Jonathan turn against Caiaphas, and you can catch a glimpse of it all in four new clips below the jump.

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A.D. The Bible Continues — season one, episode three

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Season 1, Episode 3 — ‘The Spirit Arrives’
Acts 2-4

Editing Acts. The third episode of A.D. The Bible Continues is the first one that takes place entirely within the timeframe of the book of Acts, and it zips through the first few chapters so quickly that the final scenes are taken from Acts 4.

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Watch: The coming of the Holy Spirit, interviews with the cast, and more from A.D. The Bible Continues

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The third episode of A.D. The Bible Continues airs this Sunday, and the powers that be have posted almost a dozen new clips and interviews to pique our interest.

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