Giberson presents Charles Darwin as a man who had much respect for God, but eventually had to set aside the biblical story of creation that he had learned as he came face to face with what his own studies had led him to.
I have come to conclude that while I may not have adored the execution of the film, it was better than I anticipated. Was it a two-hour long episode? Yes. Did it delve into the long-winded X-Files mythos? Not really. But it did cause me to think,
This movie stirred my mind and sated my imagination. With the emotions, visuals and overall “feel” of the movie, it was a film that was more “experienced” than watched. It went to some pretty dark places but it truly stirred your thoughts beyond the celluloid.
As we are shown the world through the eyes of this adventurous chef, it’s hard not to notice how deeply ingrained food is in a culture. As I watch, I can’t help but draw a correlation between the world’s celebration of diverse cuisines and the communion table.
We all know that the sacrifice God made through his Son was not an easy one for either being. The choice was inherently difficult for both. We have often seen the trials and anguish that Jesus was put through; but the pain of the Father?
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