The non-fiction book charting the development of humans originally was published as a textbook for students at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Morocco lifted its ban on the movie “Exodus: Gods and Kings” after Fox Studios and director Ridley Scott took out offensive dialogue.
2014 saw a couple of big-screen Bible adaptations that were hard to rival in their ambitions — or their controversies.
Ridley Scott’s big-budget epic doesn’t shy away from questioning God’s justice, or the chosenness of the Hebrews. But it raises uncomfortable questions about identity and race.
The first trailer for Ridley Scott’s upcoming take on Exodus is out, and JTA is here to obsessively parse its 97 seconds so you don’t have to.
This is not Charleton Heston’s Moses.