How two word-for-word adaptations of The Gospel of John use bits from the other gospels (and Acts) as well

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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.

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Watch: Cornelius and his family speak in tongues, and more, in two new clips from A.D. The Bible Continues

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Four months ago, I wondered if A.D. The Bible Continues would show Cornelius and his family speaking in tongues before Peter baptizes them. I could think of several other films that had depicted the conversion of Cornelius, but none that had really depicted this particular miracle. And, well, now we have our answer: it does!

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

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Season 1, Episode 10 — ‘Brothers in Arms’
Acts 9:28-31

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.

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Interview: Chipo Chung on speaking in tongues, finding laughter on a serious set, being a woman in a man’s world, and playing Mary Magdalene in A.D. The Bible Continues

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One of the many noteworthy things about A.D. The Bible Continues is the way it emphasizes the connections within the New Testament by drawing several characters from the gospels into the events of the book of Acts. Another is the way it focuses on the role played by the women of that era.

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

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Season 1, Episode 9 — ‘Saul’s Return’
Acts 9:20-27

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.

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

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Season 1, Episode 8 — ‘The Road to Damascus’
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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.

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