Peter and Paul assume leadership of the Church as they struggle against violent opposition to the teachings of Christ and their own personal conflicts.

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Peter and Paul assume leadership of the Church as they struggle against violent opposition to the teachings of Christ and their own personal conflicts.

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According to page 202 of the book "The Bible On Film" (Scarecrow, 1981, written by R. Campbell and M. Pitts) this originally aired in 2 parts: part 1 on April 12, 1981; part 2 on April 14, 1981. See more »

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Gamaliel: [to Paul] Saul Paulus, be careful. Leave these men alone. If this idea of theirs is of human origin, it will collapse. But if it comes from God, you will never be able to fight them, and you will risk finding yourself at war with God.
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Why settle for stuff like this?
28 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's been over 20 years since this film was produce with some of Hollywood's great names. I can only imagine their embarrassment (if they are still alive) that it is still being shown anyway. The script is hokey, the performances trite and melodramatic. It is Sunday school religion at its worst -- two dimensional, preachy and poorly representative of the complexities of first century Christianity, Judaism, and the sacred texts of each. To paraphrase something I recently heard, there is nothing wrong with a 5th grade understanding of religion -- if you are in the 5th grade. Adults should demand better of their faith and its representation.


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