Here’s an entertaining thought experiment: If I told you there was a man with supernatural powers, who people looked to in times of need, who was thought of as a savior, who was immortalized in books and films, and who had scores of enemies, would you say this person was real or fictional?
Superman is fictional. Catwoman is fictional. The X-Men are fictional.
But when the superhero is Jesus, suddenly everyone thinks he’s real.
That’s the premise of a documentary called Batman & Jesus. It’ll be out next year, but the trailer is up right now:
I know Hollywood loves sequels, and I know Christians believe Jesus is coming back in this lifetime… but I wasn’t expecting to see those worlds collide anytime soon.
Screenwriter Randall Wallace has confirmed that a sequel to The Passion of the Christ is in the works, presumably with Mel Gibson at the helm once again.
At the Reason Rally, a 16-year-old singer who was criticized for her atheism on a popular Ecuadorian TV show took the stage with Penn Jillette and performed a duet with him.
It was her chance at redemption and the audience welcomed her with open arms.