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May 17, 2006

And Maybe a Parental Warning Label Too

Ian McKellen appeciates myth for what it is:

There was a pause, and then famed British actor Ian McKellen, piped up:

"Well, I've often thought the Bible should have a disclaimer in the front saying this is fiction. I mean, walking on water, it takes an act of faith. And I have faith in this movie. Not that it's true, not that it's factual, but that it's a jolly good story. And I think audiences are clever enough and bright enough to separate out fact and fiction, and discuss the thing after they've seen it."

Actually, Sir Ian, given the Vatican's reaction and the hubbub in the blogosphere, it would seem that a lot of people aren't clever and bright enough to do anything of the sort.

Posted by Andy at 08:02 PM





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