Bible Land Passages Vol. 1

DVD Release: March 30, 2016
Bible Land Passages Vol. 1
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Synopsis

The Bible story and its message of salvation is connected to a real place and a real time in history. George Ernest Wright said, “Geography, history, and religion are so inextricably bound together in it (the Bible) that the religious message cannot be truly understood without attention to the setting and conditions of the revelation” (Westminster Bible Atlas). In documentary style, “Bible Land Passages” brings that message to life by giving context to the stories and lessons of the Bible. With each video, viewers are presented with spiritual truths and the historical, archaeological, and geographical data that will guide them down a passage to stronger faith and deeper devotion for God.

Dove Review

“Bible Land Passages, Vol. 1” is very informative and educational. Today’s Jerusalem, the Red Sea, and other biblically historical sites are featured in this inspiring film. The hosts cite biblical accounts as they show the locations of events in the Bible, such as Jesus’ miracles, the battles of the Israelites; the places where Jesus preached, such as the Sermon on the Mount; and other locations, such as Cana of Galilee and the Garden of Gethsemane. They explore various caves and modern trade routes, too.

The film consists of a prologue and five various parts. It does feature some violent moments depicted in paintings and a brief scene of a portrait that features naturalistic, upper female nudity. Due to the depiction of the violence and brief nudity in paintings, we are awarding the documentary our “Faith-Friendly” Seal for ages 12-plus. Go to distant Bible lands and learn their history without leaving the comfort of your home.

Content Description

Sex: None.
Language: None.
Violence: Two knights battle with swords; a sword with blood on it; a lot of paintings depict battles; paintings of corpses with arrows in the bodies; painting of Saul's decapitated head; paintings of people hanging on poles, and some with javelins in them; a painting of Jerusalem on fire; painting of Jesus being crucified, but it is not bloody.
Drugs: Painting of Jesus turning water into wine.
Nudity: A few paintings of shirtless men; a few paintings of women nude from the top, walking during a biblical period; dead bodies wearing loin cloths.
Other: The medium Saul visited is depicted in a painting; religious wars; idol worship is mentioned.

Info

Company: World Video Bible School
Director: John W. Moore (M.Ed.)
Producer: Mat Cain
Genre: Documentary
Runtime: 110 min.
Industry Rating: Not Rated
Reviewer: Edwin L. Carpenter