Tales of Terror…from the Bible

DES MOINES (AP) — Don’t expect to hear these Bible stories at church.

 

Cannibalism, rape, a bear that mauls children — this is the Bible?

 

They’re among six stories from the Old Testament acted out in “Terror Texts,” a musical at Northwestern College in Orange City.

 

Adding to the shocking nature of the stories are the theatrics, with actors decked out in Goth attire, a rock band and a mosh pit.

 

Theater professor Jeff Barker said the obscurity of the stories belies their value.

 

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