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Come Sunday Is an Uneven Biopic of Faith and Dissent

Chiwetel Ejiofor is tremendous in this drama of a real-life Pentecostal minister who challenged his church’s orthodoxy.
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is not a biographical film about apostasy. When the bishop Carlton Pearson (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is declared a heretic by his peers in the Pentecostal church, it’s not because he has renounced the Bible, but because he has reevaluated it. His new interpretation is indeed a drastic shift: In the 1990s, the real-life Pearson began preaching about universal reconciliation, doubting the existence of Hell and the idea that

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