A Lamp in the Dark: The Untold History of the Bible - (DVD)
Directed By Christian J. Pinto
Enter into a world of saints and martyrs battling against spies, assassins and wolves in sheep's clothing
Unfolds the fascinating "untold" history of the Bible
Reveals critical information often overlooked in modern histories
Filled with rich visual graphics and dramatic re-enactments of key historic events
A documentary titled, “A Lamp in the Dark: The Untold History of the Bible” has been released by Adullam Films. This riveting 3-hour presentation tracks the history of the Bible from the first century to the present time.
Enter into a world of saints and martyrs battling against spies, assassins and wolves in sheep’s clothing. Through the Middle Ages, the Inquisition forbade the translation of the Bible, threatening imprisonment and death to any who disobeyed. Learn the stories of valiant men who battled the principalities of the Dark Age to communicate the Holy Scriptures to a lost and dying world.
Bible translators by faith subdued whole kingdoms through the Protestant Reformation. But in response, Rome would launch a Counter-Reformation to oppose them. By learning from the past, can we recognize this conflict in our world today? And if so, how does it affect the Bible?
About the Production
“A Lamp in the Dark” was filmed on locations in England and Belgium and features original interviews with leading Bible scholars, including chief curators from the British Library in London, Erasmus House in Belgium and the Tyndale Museum in Vilvoorde. This fast-paced documentary is filled with rich visual graphics and dramatic re-enactments of key historic events.
Included in this 3-hour DVD:
The history of the early Church, with the warnings of “grievous wolves” and apostasy from Jesus and the Apostles.
How the Inquisition began for the purpose of silencing Christians and outlawing the Bible.
The Bible translations of John Wycliffe, William Tyndale, the Great Bible, the Geneva Bible and finally the King James Version.
The Protestant Reformation and the reasons behind it.
Key Biblical doctrines confronted by the Reformers.
The Counter-Reformation with the founding of the Jesuit Order.
The Vatican’s involvement with the Critical Text and its influence over worldwide biblical translation in the 20th century.
About the Director
Christian J. Pinto is the founder of the Adullam Films Christian film ministry. His past documentaries have won “Best Documentary” awards at New York and Los Angeles film festivals, along with four Telly Awards for excellence in film and video production.
“A Lamp in The Dark” should bring tears to the eyes of every Christian who treasures his Bible – printed by the blood and sacrifices of our brave Christian forefathers, as evidenced in this moving production... Pinto's work is a certain cure for Christian apathy and idleness, when the battle for truth is made so clear in this work. People will never look at the Bible the same way again and will now take notice of the battle over God's Word that now rages around us.” - Dr. J. Michael Bennett, PH.D, host, “Future Quake” radio show, WENO, AM 760, Nashville, Tenn.
“Too many people today (including in the Church) have no idea what price was paid to provide an accurate English edition of the Bible. You cannot watch this film without growing in appreciation for the providence of God as well as seeing His guiding hand at work in delivering to the world 'A Lamp in the Dark.'” - Dr. Thomas R. Horn, CEO, Defender Publishing Group
Actors: David Brown, Roger Oakland, Alan O'Reilly, D.A. Waite
Director: Christian J. Pinto
Region: All Regions
Number of discs: 1
Rating: G (General Audience)
Studio: Adullam Films
DVD Release Date: November 12, 2009
Run Time: 180 minutes
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