Posts tagged "PASSION-WATCH"

Passion Prequel

We lied: Tonight’s South Park is not the last word on The Passion. Our friend John D. Spalding, author of A Pilgrim’s Digress, has just published a major scoop on Beliefnet — exclusive excerpts from Mel’s next movie, a Passion prequel intended to address concerns thatThe Passion gave short shrift to Christ’s ministry. Here’s a sample: Jesus strides into the temple in slow motion, bathed in...

A Grateful Jew

As we type, film critic Michael Medved is on CNN explaining the problem with Mel Gibson‘s Passion. What’s the problem? The Jews. CNN brought Medved, a politically conservative, orthodox Jew who never saw a bit of Christian apologetics he didn’t like, to escalate the press coverage of the controversy. “The movie wasn’t made for Jews,” Medved is explaining — so they...

Passion Pieces

Every day for months now, some pundit, some critic, some tired Godbeat reporter looking for a brush with celebrity, has taken it upon themselves to keep us informed about the most important religion story since… well, has there ever been anything more important than The Passion? The Revealer has tried to respond to a light touch for...