by Max McLean
- DVD: 115 minutes
- Producer: Gateway Films
- Date Performed: 1998
Point: God is concerned and actively involved with humanity.
Path: McLean leads the viewer through the Genesis story. From the creation of the world through the death of Abraham, God’s promises and protection are clearly displayed.
Though not a word for word recitation, McLean stays extremely close to the storyline and wording of the ancient Scriptures.
Though not a complete performance of Genesis, McLean delivers significant portions of the story (stops at the death of Abraham. Excludes some subplots.)
Agreement: This format of telling the story to an anticipating audience is closer to reality than what those in the 21st century are used to. In a primarily oral society, Moses probably would have heard these stories told to him over and over as a very young boy. He may then have also read them in the libraries of Egypt as a young man.
Personal App: A fresh perspective is available through this format. Have I been really listening to the story?
Story: 5 stars
Performance: 5 stars
Videography: 3 stars (made in 1998)
Overall: 4 out of 5
It would be worth another viewing and I would recommend it.
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