Unique among audio Bible productions, The Bible Experience is a captivating performance of the Bible presented by a stellar ensemble of today's top-name actors, musicians, clergy, directors, and award-winning producers. This historic production also features a cinematic musical score, unparalleled sound design, and the highest production values.
A star-studded cast has been brought together for a remarkable dramatization of the entire Bible. With performances by Yolanda Adams, India.Arie, Angela Bassett, James Brown, Levar Burton, Dr. Juanita Bynum, Shirley Caesar, Nick Cannon, Common, Ruby Dee, Charles S. Dutton, Faith Evans, Kim Fields, Kirk Franklin, Tyrese Gibson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Regina Hall, Fred Hammond, Dr. Billy Ingram, Samuel L. Jackson, Bishop T. D. Jakes, Orlando Jones, Yolanda King, Boris Kodjoe, Nikki Kodjoe, Eriq LaSalle, Derek Luke, MC Lyte, Judge Greg Mathis, Donne McClurkin, Mo'Nique, Tahj Mowry, Tamera Mowry, Tia Mowry, Dwight "Heavy D" Myers, Keke Palmer, Tyler Perry, Kelly Price, Della Reese, Star Jones Reynolds, Angie Stone, Cheri Townsend, Tye Tribbett, Cicely Tyson, Blair Underwood, Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Vanessa Williams, Chandra Wilson, and more.
©2007 Inspired By Media Group; (P)2007 Zondervan
"The lavish production pulls out all the stops....If a modern multimedia production experience is what you're after, enjoy the fine voices and often dynamic dramatized readings." (AudioFile)
This is a very exciting listen with a wonderful cast of actors. The only problem is there is a lot of background noise, ie; rushing water, birds, animals, etc... which makes it a little difficult to focus on the words.
This phenomenal spoken word version of the Bible brings new meaning to the Good Word of the Lord, even for people that have read it before. The professional actors, the music, the background noises - it all adds up to a real "experience." This is not to be missed. They even manage to make the genealogies sound interesting with drums, use of voice, etc.
I love the drama of this recording, but I was very disappointed that it is not divided into parts by the books. If I had known this I would have though twice about using credits for this and would have bought each book separately or at least only the books I was interested.
1. Could not see anywhere on Audible's website what version of the Bible this was done in. Very disappointed in the translation.
2. Would be helpful if the audio bible was broke down in books (not parts), etc. so it would be easier to select a certain book you wanted to listen too.
3. Also this particular audio book shows Angela Bassett as the main narrator. However, the main narration was done by a male - not a female.
4. I found the voice for Moses dull and very irritating.
5. Some the background music grated on my nerves (especially the high-pitched strings)
6. I find it extremely interesting that the group who put this audiobook together used various voices (including female!) for David in the book of Psalms.
If it wasn't for all the aforementioned I might would have given this four stars for overall.
Awesome Audio! Open in iTunes for chapter settings. Make sure to download all 9 parts. Thank you for making this available.
I have no clue what verse, chapters or books I'm in. this is on going reading with no book marks. If you want to read Genesis, Exodus or Levitcus, there's no way to found them. No titles to any books on this audio. I don't have I tunes so I can't change the parts. Nineteen parts with no titles. BIG miss!
Awesome audio book but download file has issues
Not sure but must be an a limitation with the Classic iPod and the file format as I don't see this issue on the PC. When downloading the file as one part it keeps going back to 11:20:43. Anytime prior to that is fine but stuck on Numbers. Will have to deal with 19 parts instead.
Other than that the reading is awesome and unlike the New Testament which oddly breaks into songs at inappropriate times this book works through the narrative appropriately.
I had the NT Bible Experience audio and did not realize they completed the OT. I was happy to find this and immediately purchased it. I have not listened to the entire OT, but I've thoroughly loved all that I have heard and I know I will be listening to this for years to come.
This is an excellent purchase if you love the Word and it will make some of the OT books that you might not otherwise read, very enjoyable to listen to.
HIGHLY HIGLY Recommend, this is not for Entertainment - The Word of God will change your life if you are willing and obedient. I LOVE IT.
I love the difference in accents, being Australian I found it great listing to. I also enjoyed the stories that had extra sounds and even the sound of a crowd - help bring it to life. 10/10
It is great to hear the Bible read by several voices (although I can't help but think about Pulp Fiction every time Samuel Jackson speaks). By having several voices read it, I don't attach a particular voice to God, I just hear the words. The overall production is good, though a bit heavy on the synthesized muzak.
The main problem is the extremely long title (for example "Inspired By...The Bible Experience: Old Testament (Unabridged) Part 12"): The NT is broken down into 3 parts and the OT into 19 with "part n" at the very end and it is not possible to shorten or otherwise change titles in Audible Player. That makes it difficult to find the part you want on your mp3 player- first you need to know which part has which books of the Bible and then you need to count or wait for the entire title to scroll across the little screen before you know which part it is.
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