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Putting Paul on TV: The Case of David Suchet: In the Footsteps of Saint Paul

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Bible on Television
EditorsHelen Bond, Edward Adams
PublisherBloomsbury Academic
Chapter8
ISBN (Print)9780567674005
Published6 Feb 2020

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Abstract

This chapter is a case study in putting Paul on TV, focusing on the TV series David Suchet: In the Footsteps of Saint Paul, for which the author acted as historical consultant. The chapter analyses the series' approach to Paul; its use of New Testament (and other) sources for Paul; the contribution of academics; its coverage of the subject.  The chapter also considers why Saint Paul has so rarely featured on mainstream TV.  

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