by Bob Brown
Posted 4/01/16, 01:00 am
God’s Not Dead 2 puts Christianity back on trial, but moves the setting from a university philosophy class—where God’s Not Dead transpired—into a courtroom. (Since several characters return in the sequel, viewers unfamiliar with the original film should see it first.) God’s Not Dead 2 (rated PG for thematic elements) unabashedly aspires to prove that Jesus is alive, but also that worthwhile storytelling need not conform to Hollywood’s bawdy blueprint. Real suspense, quality acting, and clean dialogue buttress a plainspoken message.