Martyr Mysteries
Wednesday September 16th 2009, 9:53 pm
Filed under: Patristics

Recently I served as consultant for an animated dramatization of the last days of the second-century North African martyrs Perpetua and Felicity. It’s titled The Story of Saint Perpetua, and it’s the first in a planned series, Catholic Heroes of the Faith.

The animation’s getting rave reviews from folks I respect:

“Well done and quite inspirational! I was very impressed indeed, both with the historical accuracy of the content and with the entertainment value.”  — Rod Bennett, author of Four Witnesses: The Early Church in Her Own Words

“The scriptwriters did their homework well, and have produced a story with a high degree of historical accuracy. The artwork is also of a consistently high quality. The richness of the colors and the vividness of the character drawings are at times reminiscent of The Prince of Egypt and other Hollywood productions.”  — Carl Sommer, author of We Look for a Kingdom: The Everyday Lives of the Early Christians

Here’s a little news item on the video.


1 Comment so far
Leave a comment

I reviewed this too. Here it is!

Comment by Julie D. 09.17.09 @ 12:41 pm



Leave a comment
Line and paragraph breaks automatic, e-mail address never displayed, HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

(required)

(required)