When it comes to end-times, prophecy, the Book of Revelations, I am always pleased to have various opinons, even those who go against the accepted status quo. Today’s show is no different as we talk again with Brian Godawa, screenwriter, author, and cool gentlemen as we discuss who are the 144,000 which is a plot point in his newest release, Remnant: Rescue of the Elect.
As Brian says on his website: “Most End Times Bible prophecy fiction follows the same futuristic fantasy that is speculative and entertaining, but continues to prove wrong as history unfolds. What many Christians don’t know is that there is a strong tradition of Christian eschatology that unveils the book of Revelation in its first century context as the apostle John originally intended it. Chronicles of the Apocalypse follows that lesser known Biblical prophecy interpretation of the End Times, the Last Days, the Antichrist, 666, the Beast, and the Great Tribulation.”
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Brian Godawa is the screenwriter for the award-winning feature film, To End All Wars, starring Kiefer Sutherland. It was awarded the Commander in Chief Medal of Service, Honor and Pride by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, won the first Heartland Film Festival by storm, and showcased the 2003 Cannes Film Festival Cinema for Peace. He wrote and directed the documentary Wall of Separation for PBS, Lines That Divide: The Great Stem Cell Debate for CBC Network, and School’s Out: Political Correctness Vs. Academic Freedom for Boulevard Pictures. He also adapted The Visitation by best-selling author Frank Peretti for Ralph Winter (X-Men, Wolverine).
Mr. Godawa’s scripts have won multiple awards in such screenplay competitions as Carl Sautter, The Nicholl Fellowship, Austin Heart of Film, Fade-In, Worldfest, Writer’s Network, Chesterfield Writer’s Film Project, Columbus Discovery Awards and Reader’s Digest Screenplay Competition.
He gives lectures at high schools and colleges on screenwriting, as well as the art of watching and writing movies. He has had his articles on movies and philosophy published in magazines around the world, most recently winning First Place from the EPA for his article on the philosophy of The Matrix.
His book, Hollywood Worldviews: Watching Films with Wisdom and Discernment (InterVarsity Press) is in its ninth printing, and his new book Word Pictures: Knowing God Through Story and Imagination (IVP) addresses the power of image and story in the pages of the Bible to transform the Christian life.
Mr. Godawa is a member of the Studio Task Force at Biola University; a contributing writer for CRI Journal; a founding member of Arts & Entertainment Ministries, LA; and Senior Fellow of Film for the Center for Cultural Leadership, CA.