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'Son of God': Clamoring for big-screen Christ

'Son of God': Clamoring for big-screen Christ

Each week, thousands of Christians gather for prayer and discussion at Liberty University's cavernous Vines Center in Lynchburg, Va.

One Monday morning in January, they listened to husband-and-wife film producing team Mark Burnett and Roma Downey pitch their new movie, "Son of God."

About 10,000 students and faculty members watched as the pair behind the hit History channel miniseries "The Bible" showed clips from the film and discussed its religious significance.

ON LOCATION: Where the cameras roll    

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