With record-breaking ratings and a considerable buzz among viewers, the History Channel’s ten-hour miniseries “The Bible” brought some of the stories of scripture to today’s religiously and culturally diverse audience. For many non-Christians viewers (or perhaps all American viewers if a new survey on the state of the Bible is believed), the series exposed them to Bible stories for the first time – and it did it from a very Christian perspective. Rabbi Michael Bernstein, author of the insightful Huffington Post column “Sharing Scripture: Interfaith Thoughts About ‘The Bible’,” speaks with Welton about the implications of the documentary and some of the missed opportunities he found in the series.

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