FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – It’s one of the most anticipated Hollywood blockbusters of the year. “Noah” is based on the biblical story about a man who built an ark to save humanity from a flood.
The movie is part of a new trend in Hollywood. Movies and TV shows about religious events.
Pastor Steven Reding of Northwood United Methodist says he’s excited Christianity is finally getting attention from Hollywood, but he also has his doubts.
“I think in any biblical based movie that’s put out. My first concern would be it’s biblical accuracy. Once you stray from the biblical story then you take away it’s authority. You take away it’s effectiveness,” says Reding.
Some local residents in the Shoals agreed with Reding, but others had a different view.
“I don’t expect Hollywood to do a perfect production. I like it
cause it’s showing the bible. It’s giving people parts of truth and…
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