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    The Passion of the Christ The Passion of the Christ is an admirable film yet very hard film for most Christian to watch without crying and having antipathy. The film brings morality seeing what Christ had done for us and what many Christians have not done for him. The Passion of the Christ central point is the vicious acts that prepared Jesus for his death. The Passion of the Christ does not display much love showed for Christ, but instead showed how evil assails the King Jesus and not elevate King

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    The Passion of the Christ is one of many films about the life of Jesus but this particular one is different to the others. Released in 2004, directed by Mel Gibson and filmed in the ancient Aramaic language, `The Passion' focuses mainly on the death of Christ and shows us the full extent as to what he suffered to save mankind. Before seeing The Passion of the Christ I hadn't heard much about it except that it was very violent and politically incorrect. In fact I hadn't seen or heard a review that

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    film The Passion of the Christ directed by Mel Gibson, plays out the last twelve hours of Jesus’ life. This film was written by both Mel Gibson and Benedict Fitzgerald. It portrayed the historical period of first century A.D.. Mel’s film gives us more insight about the historical period it portrays, reflects the values and attitudes of the time period in which it portrays, shows certain values that characters symbolize, and the importance of this time in history. The Passion of the Christ, was picked

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    “The Passion of the Christ” by Mel Gibson the life of Jesus Christ is portrayed to the audience using his interpretation of the historical moment in which Jesus Christ was crucified. In the Gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John the stories recounted about the life of Jesus Christ are different, because each one was centered to the particular needs of their community. By not following the Gospels word for word Mel Gibson is able to dramatically depict the mercy, love, and salvation Jesus Christ had

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    Jesus Christ is a religious figure that many individuals believe and take refuge in for hope. However, there is a misinterpretation in the Western world of showing Jesus as a white male. In response to the terrorist attacks of 9/11, a fear of Muslims and the Middle East began in America. In 2002 and 2003, the US was fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. After watching The Passion of the Christ, I believe that this movie was partly created as a means to confront the fear of the Middle East by creating

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    Film Essay: The Passion of the Christ From the opening scene of “The Passion of the Christ”, director Mel Gibson establishes a foreshadowing of what this film encompasses. Appearing onto a black screen are white words, from Isaiah 53, “He was wounded for our transgressions, crushed for our iniquities; by His wounds we are healed” (Gibson, 2004, scene 1). Alluding to Jesus being the “He” this passage is referring too, a message is immediately established by Gibson to his modern day audience of

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    Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ

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    Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ Many Americans flocked to see Mel Gibson’s movie, “The Passion of the Christ.” On over 2.000 screens across America the viewed the “harrowing depiction of Jesus' last 12 hours in wide-screen vivid color.” (Allen 2004) People viewed images of Jesus being flogged, crucified and left to die. This violence caused some Christians discomfort with theology, and some Jews’ fear that it will “incite violence against them because of its portrayal of Jews’ involvement

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    The Passion of the Christ - The Pathetic Appeal of the Death of Jesus In February 2004, one day after the release of The Passion of the Christ, my girlfriend and I took our seats in the crowded theatre. I came into the night prepared to watch the death of Jesus Christ. However, I had no idea that I would actually be watching the death of Jesus Christ. For ten or more years prior to this night, I had always been told that Jesus had died on a cross for my sins. My parents, my Sunday school teachers

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    film of the modern era, The Passion of the Christ, realistically depicts the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. No, it’s not the only film to bring the event to life on either the big or small screen, yet it arguably did it the best. And, just a few short weeks ago - Risen picked up where The Passion left off, showing the days in the aftermath of Christ’s death. Now, we have a film that attempts to depict - albeit in semi-fictitious fashion, the childhood of a young Jesus Christ… In

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    Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ

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    Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ Despite the rebuke of Jewish and Christian communities in our culture today, Jews and Christians have faced a thickening wall of inter-faith tension for quite a while; it is an issue our society does not often bring to the forefront among popular current events.  However, the release of Mel Gibson’s film, The Passion of the Christ, not only drew out the results of this tension among Jewish and Christian communities, but also reinforced those age-old tensions

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