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James Carroll

An obscene portrayal of Christ's Passion

By James Carroll
February 24, 2004

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"THE PASSION of The Christ" by Mel Gibson is an obscene movie. It will incite contempt for Jews. It is a blasphemous insult to the memory of Jesus Christ. It is an icon of religious violence. Like many others, I anticipated the Gibson film warily, especially because an uncritical rendition of problematic Gospel texts which unfairly blame "the Jews" for ... (Full Article: 813 Words)

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