Tonally inconsistent, forced conflicts, inauthentic to the times, and trying too hard, this film suffers from being made by BBC Films, who take bland to a new level in order to have content for BBC One on a Sunday night.
Main feast (with Paul the Apostle) 29 June (Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, Oriental Orthodoxy, Anglicanism, Lutheranism)Chair of Saint Peter in Rome 18 January (pre-General Roman Calendar of 1960)Confession of Saint Peter 18 January (Anglicanism)Chair of Saint Peter 22 February (Catholic Church)Saint Peter in Chains 1 August (pre-1960 Roman Calendar) Keys of Heaven, pallium, papal vestments, rooster, man crucified upside down, vested as an Apostle, holding a book or scroll, Cross of Saint Peter.
Iconographically, he is depicted with a bushy white beard and white hair.
Peter's life story is told in the four canonical gospels, the Acts of the Apostles, New Testament letters, the non-canonical Gospel of the Hebrews and other Early Church accounts of his life and death.
In the New Testament, he is among the first of the disciples called during Jesus' ministry.
There is a nice twist when the male character's motivations for choosing a particular bar are revealed, but his oafish behaviour after that is out of character.
Thus consistency in characterisation gets sacrificed in a (failed) attempt to get laughs.He was later given the name כֵּיפָא (Kepha) in Aramaic, which was rendered in Greek (by transliteration and the addition of a final sigma to make it a masculine word) as Κηφᾶς, whence Latin and English Cephas (9 occurrences in the New Testament); The precise meaning of the Aramaic word is disputed, some saying that its usual meaning is "rock" or "crag", others saying that it means rather "stone" and, particularly in its application by Jesus to Simon, "precious stone" or "jewel", but most scholars agree that as a proper name it denotes a rough or tough character.Catholic theologian Rudolf Pesch argues that the Aramaic cepha means "stone, ball, clump, clew" and that "rock" is only a connotation; that in the Attic Greek petra denotes "grown rock, rocky range, cliff, grotto"; and that petros means "small stone, firestone, sling stone, moving boulder".It is traditionally held that he was crucified upside down at his own request, since he saw himself unworthy to be crucified in the same way as Jesus.Tradition holds that he was crucified at the site of the Clementine Chapel.A wealthy and womanizing businessman gets into trouble when he decides to give a fur coat as a birthday present to one of his two girlfriends. See full summary » John is a NYPD maverick who's also a ninja and has black partner Spencer.