July 2, 2020

Notes on two miracles, a series of teachings, and which bits come from the gospels and which bits don’t. Read more

June 25, 2020

Notes on Jesus’ relationship with his mother, turning water to wine, whether Jesus ever talked about latrines, and more! Read more

June 17, 2020

Notes on a miraculous catch of fish, the ministry of John the Baptist, the nicknaming of Simon, an apocalyptic parable, and more! Read more

June 9, 2020

The first episode to feature Jesus from beginning to end is full of references to the Old and New Testaments. Also: was Jesus really a carpenter? Did he live in a tent? And what prayers did he say, and when did he say them? Read more

June 2, 2020

Sabbath-dinner anachronisms, Matthew’s autism, Mary Magdalene’s evangelical testimony, and more! Read more

May 26, 2020

A closer look at the exorcism of Mary Magdalene, the wives of the apostles, and scatological humour in the first multi-season series about the life of Jesus. Read more

May 20, 2020

The sources, themes, and historical and theological issues raised by the new TV series about Jesus. Read more

May 15, 2020

The script is getting a rewrite from Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire, The Full Monty). Read more

May 6, 2020

Why does Mark tell us who his sons were? Did Paul know his wife? Read more

May 4, 2020

Based on a romance novel by Francine Rivers, the film sets the biblical story during a 19th-century gold rush. Read more




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