Constantine's Sword

2007, Documentary, 1h 35m

31 Reviews 500+ Ratings

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Exceptional research elevates Constantine's Sword from a talking heads documentary to a resonant and thought-provoking expose of the church's dark history. Read critic reviews

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Author and former priest James Carroll explores his past and confronts religion's history of violence committed in the name of God.

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  • Oct 12, 2011
    James Carrol's theory that the Cross is a violent rather than peaceful symbol is intriguing, as is the connections he makes between the Antisemitism from the formation of the Church, to the Holocaust, and finally the disquieting merge between Evangelical Christianity and the American Military. Carrol makes some bold, possibly true, statements but his arguments are too thinly drawn for my taste. Its also hard for me to connect the Catholics with Evangelicals because of how much the latter dislikes the former.
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