I’m going to connect Macbeth to the story of Christmas.
Yes, you read that right. There is a connection to the events in Shakespeare’s Macbeth and the events leading up to and surrounding the birth of Jesus. How does this deeply psychological tragedy of ferocious ambition and civil war relate to the Christmas story? We’ll take a look at the riveting film adaptation, expertly directed by Justin Kurzel, and starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard; and then we will examine how it ties in to Jesus’ story. Continue Reading