Religion: The Living God

Radio stations have good reason to be skittish about the sort of religious programs they put on the air. Last year, before Easter, a religious drama was submitted to NBC which gave its executives quite a turn. Called The Living God, translated from the French of Cita and Suzanne Mallard, the program attempted to take its hearers back to Jerusalem during the last days of Jesus Christ, whose Passion and Resurrection were supposedly broadcast by an announcer with a portable microphone. Even in a toned-down version this drama scared NBC. But when it was finally broadcast in Holy Week, under the...

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