Constantine's Sword (2008)

Constantine's Sword
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 35mins.
Genres Adaptation, Documentary
Keywords faith, military
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
James Carroll Source Material (from book: "Constantine's Sword: The Church and the Jews--A History") 120786 4000003
James Carroll Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Oren Jacoby Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Leslie Friedman Associate Producer n/a 171 3000008
Bob Richman Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Kate Hirson Editor n/a 172 7000001
Brian Oakes Graphic Designer Graphic Design 120860 23000001
Edward L O'Connor Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000002
Richard Fairbanks Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Joel Goodman Music n/a 120781 8000001
Charlotte Gladstone Associate Producer n/a 171 3000007
Donald Cutler Co-Producer n/a 170 3000006
James Carroll Actor n/a 1 1000005
Eli Wallach Actor Voice of Piero Terracina 1 1000004
Natasha Richardson Actor Voice of Edith Stein 1 1000003
Philip Bosco Actor Voice of Gian Pietro Caraffa 1 1000002
Oren Jacoby Director n/a 2 2000001
Elgin Smith Producer n/a 3 3000001
Oren Jacoby Executive Producer n/a 174 3000005
James Carroll Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Betsy West Producer n/a 3 3000003
Michael Solomon Producer n/a 3 3000002
Liev Schreiber Actor Voice of Constantine 1 1000001
Synopsis
Acclaimed author and former priest James Carroll, a National Book Award winner and columnist for the Boston Globe, is a practicing Catholic whose search for the truth leads him to confront persecution and violence in the name of God--today and in the Church's past. He discovers a terrible legacy that reverberates across the centuries--from the Emperor Constantine's vision of the cross as a sword and symbol of power, to the rise of genocidal anti-Semitism, to modern-day wars and conflicts sparked by religious extremism. Carroll journeys both into his own past--where he comes to terms with his father's role as a three-star General in the U.S. Air Force preparing for nuclear war--and into the wider world, where he uncovers evidence of church-sanctioned violence against Jews, Muslims, and others. Visiting the Air Force Academy, he and Jacoby expose how some evangelical Christians are proselytizing inside our country's armed forces and reveal the dangerous consequences of religious influence on American foreign policy.
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