WASHINGTON — In their keynote address at the National Prayer Breakfast, the couple behind the History Channel’s The Bible miniseries called for efforts to unite people of different faiths, races and political beliefs.
“It’s very easy to divide people, and it’s very difficult to bring people together,” said producer Mark Burnett.
He and his wife, actress Roma Downey, spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast, an annual gathering of religious and civic leaders held since 1953, in Washington. Attendance at the event is generally in the thousands.
Describing their work to make The Bible miniseries, Burnett said that they quickly realized the challenge in working across faith communities that...READ MORE