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 3 — ‘The Spirit Arrives’
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.
Watch: The coming of the Holy Spirit, interviews with the cast, and more from A.D. The Bible Continues
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.
And so it ends. Here are my first impressions of the final episode of The Bible, which aired last night.
Continuity between Bible stories, redux. Once again, I am impressed by the fact that this adaptation-of-the-whole-Bible approach — whatever its limitations — has allowed the filmmakers to emphasize the continuity between Bible stories in a way that you rarely see in other films.