A movie with Christian heroes fighting atheists

Thomas Lifson
It seems almost a miracle, but a major motion picture is opening nationwide today celebrating Christian resistance to aggressive atheists. For Greater Glory, starring Andy Garcia, has the potential to break out, and reach a wide audience of people normally ignored by Hollywood, perhaps even as Passion of the Christ did.  Monica Showalter of Investor's Business Daily spoke with Andy Gracia about this most remarkable film an d explains the background The film was originally called "Cristiada," a Spanish reference to a little-known rebellion in western Mexico from 1926 to 1929, where Christians rose up against a socialist secularist government that tried to stomp out religion in the name of "progress." After peaceful protests failed, Mexico's "Cristeros" formed an army to fight the government in the name of defending their religious freedom. The three-year war cost 56,000 lives, but in the end, the Cristeros mostly prevailed. Hollywood wouldn't be expected to touch a topic that put...(Read Full Post)

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