Hollywood, the Bible, and Weird Things
The Bible is the number one show on TV with 14.8 million viewers during the season premiere. Given the large amount of professing Christians in the US, that is not a surprise. The Passion of the Christ enjoyed this type of success for the same reason.
I admit it bothers me (slightly) that the most depraved industry in the world (other than the abortion industry) is taking advantage of the Word of God to make money. Hollywood struck gold with biblical themes, and The Bible will be on display until Easter making the most of it.
Not only are they using the Word of God to make money, but Mark Burnett the producer of The Bible is now marketing to Christians who are not grounded in the Word of God.
Burnett has borrowed on old technique previously used by the producers of The Passion to increase the shows…
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