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Mel Gibson's Passion and Philosophy: The Cross, the Questions, the Controverssy
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Mel Gibson's Passion and Philosophy: The Cross, the Questions, the Controverssy (Paperback)

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Few - including director Mel Gibson - were prepared for the firestorm of controversy that followed the release of the long-awaited Passion of the Christ. Reviled by many, but so popular with others that the film has become one of the top grossers of all time, The Passion has sparked intense debate everywhere from the mainstream media to churches and synagogues to the water-cooler at work. This timely collection of essays explores the film's questions in-depth and expands on its themes. Topics covered include why Christ was killed; whether moral responsibility is possible when God knows what's going to happen; the relationship between the film, anti-Semitism, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; the role of women in The Passion; the influence of visionary nun Catheryne Emmerich; the meaning of Judas; and much more.

Film, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaFilm production: technical & background skillsFilm, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaFilm theory & criticismPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesNon-Western philosophyIslamic & Arabic philosophy Publisher: Open Court Publishing Co ,U.S. Publication Date: 12/10/2004 ISBN-13: 9780812695717  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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