REVIEW: ‘God’s Not Dead’ Is Entertaining, Profound and Powerful
‘God’s Not Dead’ is an entertaining, profound, powerful Christian movie about a college student who has to stand up for his faith when bullied by an atheist professor. (Facebook)
God’s Not Dead is an entertaining, profound, powerful Christian movie about a college student who has to stand up for his faith when bullied by an atheist professor.
Josh Wheaton arrives on campus with his potential fiancée, Karen, and signs up for the best schedule. He’s told not to sign up for one philosophy class because the professor will crush your Christian faith. He does sign up, though, because Professor Radisson’s class fits his schedule.
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Professor Radisson, played by Kevin Sorbo, forces each student to sign a pledge that God is dead at the beginning of his philosophy class. Josh refuses, and Radisson tells him he’s going to fail him and break him. Radisson spends a few minutes in each of the next three classes trying to get Kevin to change his mind that God is dead on pain of destroying his chances of getting a grade that will get him into law school. Josh’s fiancée, Karen, gets angry at him and tells him to just sign the form that God is dead.
Meanwhile, a beautiful Muslim lady in the school has secretly come to Christ. Her father violently kicks her out of her home. Also, the local pastor, Dave, is running on fumes when a Nigerian friend comes and challenges him to live his faith. A reporter named Amy, a radical vegan, does ambush interviews with Willie Robertson and his wife. Her dreams are dashed when Amy finds out she has cancer and her wealthy, successful boyfriend, Mark, dumps her and admits he’s just been using her. Mark’s sister happens to be Professor Radisson’s live-in girlfriend, Mena, who takes care of their mother, who’s got dementia. Mena suddenly announces to Radisson she’s a Christian…