While we're on the subject of National Geographic specials, has anyone been watching their "Science and the Bible" series. There was one on tonight about the Exodus. I caught the last 40 minutes of it. It pretty much sucked as have all the other episodes I've watched.
By far the best Bible documentary series I've seen is "Ancient Evidence" hosted by Avery Brooks. This is one that I would actually purchase on DVD. However, I have not been able to find a complete set of the shows. The three available DVD's can be purchased separately or as a set, but are not complete. A real shame! For example, there was a fabulous piece on Elijah, but it isn't included in the standard product:
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