Televised Prayer: Rev.

People don’t pray on television. Let me rephrase that: when people pray on television, they pray badly. They ask God for stuff, and then they get it. Television prayer is usually depicted as a quid pro quo. That’s why it was surprising, in one of the final episodes of the BBC series Rev., to see a character whose faith life has mostly been one of non-stop exasperation suddenly start talking, in a voiceover, to God.

Read Kaya Oakes full article at Killing The Buddha

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