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Christian Torture Porn: The Violent Passion of Mel Gibson

This is “Biblical Epic Week” at the blog. Check out the prior entries from Ben Alpers and Andrew Hartman. More will follow from Andy Seal, Ray Haberski, and LD Burnett. And if Biblical Epics aren’t your thing, read the fantastic first posts from our new writers, Robin Marie and Eran Zelnik! ——————————————————————————- I. In February of 2004, during the icy depths of a cold Chicago-land winter, I journeyed with some friends to Evanston to see Mel Gibson’s biblical epic, The Passion of the Christ. The film is about many things, but covers, in essence, the last twelve hours of Jesus’ Read more