‘A.D. The Bible Continues’: Fiction and Fact

The Battle Cry

From CT magazine:

In the seventh episode, the historical fiction overwhelms the text.

Peter Chattaway/ May 19, 2015

Alissa’s Note: A.D. The Bible Continues began airing on Easter Sunday, and during its run, Peter Chattaway recaps episodes as they air. Recaps involve spoilers, especially if you’re not familiar with the Bible story.

Episode 7: ‘The Visit’

A.D. The Bible Continues has been walking a fine line from its very first episode, balancing its adaptation of the book of Acts with fictitious subplots that are based very loosely on secular history. But the seventh episode just might be the first one in which the fictitious storyline overwhelms the biblical material; there is so little to work with here that it’s hard to imagine anyone basing a Bible study on this installment. And to make matters worse, the historical fiction is utter bunk.

clip_image001The central storyline in this episode is the…

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