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Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman said that he remains an agnostic ahead of this week’s release of his next film, faith-infused “Ben Hur,” but said nonetheless that the movie offers virtues such as redemption, tolerance and love that inform humankind.

Freeman admitted in an interview with AFP in Los Angeles that he is still an agnostic, but remains deeply interested in religion. Beside owning a library of religious texts at home, including the Quran and several Bibles, Freeman has also taken part in several documentary series about faith, including National Geographic’s recent “The Story of God” project.

The 79-year-old actor, who famously played the role of God in the 2003 comedy “Bruce Almighty,” is set to play a Nubian sheik in the upcoming “Ben-Hur” remake, which tells the story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a Roman prince falsely accused of treason, who is exiled and becomes a slave, before encountering Jesus Christ and being changed by his example.

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Morgan Freeman Still Agnostic But Approves Of Christian-Themed ‘Ben-Hur’ Film’s Message  was originally published on praisecleveland.com

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