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Ancient Evidence - Mysteries of the Apostles
Ancient Evidence - Mysteries of the Apostles
Actor: Avery Brooks
Director: Shaun Trevisick
Genres: Television, Documentary
NR     2004     2hr 30min

Though Paul wasn't an original member of the 12 disciples - he was later admitted as a "special" apostle - he was nonetheless a major figure in the early Christian church. He was one of Jesus' closest companions, the ...  more »


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Actor: Avery Brooks
Director: Shaun Trevisick
Creators: Shaun Trevisick, Fran Ross, Anthony Geffen, Sarah Strupinski
Genres: Television, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Television, Documentary
Studio: BBC Warner
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 04/06/2004
Original Release Date: 10/01/2003
Theatrical Release Date: 10/01/2003
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 2hr 30min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Keep away from this series
D. Mancini | Hoboken, NJ USA | 12/30/2004
(1 out of 5 stars)

"I recently purchased this series and was I ever surprised when I watched it at home. Not pleasantly!!! They try to explain everything in a scientific way. It's very clear that Bible believing Christians did not have a hand in creating these programs. For instance, they want you to think that Paul who was one of the New Testament's greatest apostles (The Apostle to the Gentiles) was mentally ill. They compare him to an epileptic who he sees things and NEVER actually speaks to GOD. For instance Paul never actually saw the resurrected Christ when he was on the way to Damascus. He just thought he saw him. He was struck by lightning. That's why he was blind for 3 days. If you believe in God please save your money and don't buy this series. All of my friends are Christians. I can't even give it away if I want to."
Mysteries of the Apostles
Leonard J. Gleeson | Bayswater, Victoria Australia | 09/10/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"The fisrt part, on St. Peter, is a very successful blend of archaeology and Biblical tradition. It's excellent, and it makes heavy use of the Apocryphal New Testament from Nag Hammadi in Egypt, but, for the first time I've ever seen, in a positive way.

The second, on St. Paul, is good, but probably tries too hard with science and archaeology where it doesn't really fit in with the Biblical traditions.

The final part, on the "Revelations" / Apocalypse is great, and long overdue. It shows that this last book of the NT was NOT a prediction of the future (an idea that's misled countless people over the centuries) but a message only relevant in the ancient author's own time. And it seems that the nasty number is NOT 666 after all !
I wish i could give this zero stars
D.Cohen | New York,NY | 09/03/2006
(1 out of 5 stars)

"I was so shocked at the poor quality and irreverent nature of this item, it is garbage for your brain. I have purchased documentaries from BBC before and was equally disapointed. From now on I will stay away."