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2002: Word spreads that Mel Gibson is planning to produce a movie based on the last hours of Jesus' life. old cath msg bd 02 http://www.beliefnet.com/boards/message_list.asp?boardID=17845&discussionID=180675 another Cath bd 155 posts started June 03 http://www.beliefnet.com/boards/message_list.asp?boardID=5287&discussionID=262130 http://www.beliefnet.com/boards/message_list.asp?boardID=406&discussionID=233599 judaism board discussing him and the movie January worldnet article http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=30497 Holly McC http://www.bpnews.net/bpnews.asp?ID=15304 Medved http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/usatoday/20030722/cm_usatoday/5341935 forward http://www.forward.com/issues/2003/03.03.21/news6.html March --Treiman Shapiro ooh, Christian Coalition commends Gibson and movie http://www.cc.org/becomeinformed/pressreleases011803.html And there are definitely Catholic boards, including http://www.beliefnet.com/boards/message_list.asp?discussionID=180675 Chaput http://www.archden.org/dcr/news.php?e=26&s=2&a=594 O'Reilly Factor: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,75617,00.html Worldnet June sue http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=32987 Focus on the Family Praises Gibson's Film Sunday, June 29, 2003 http://www.newsmax.com/showinside.shtml?a=2003/6/29/230135 Tuesday, July 1, 2003 Rabbi, Pastor Spar Over Gibson's 'Passion' http://www.newsmax.com/showinside.shtml?a=2003/7/1/120931 bishops apologize over Passion http://www.ncregister.com/Register_News/061503_1.htm trailer http://www.themoviebox.net/trailers/moviebox_trailers/passion_tr_page.htm private DC screening http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A26264-2003Jul22.html Paula http://www.tnr.com/doc.mhtml?pt=80VDpXe%2BtUVYgZguKgNQvB%3D%3D Horowitz http://www.frontpagemag.com/blog/BlogEntry.asp?ID=190 Mel Gibson's Passion - Wednesday, July 30, 2003 5:49 PM Mel Gibson's film, The Passion, which is about the last twelve hours of Christ's life is the object of campaign villification and book burning by a committee of Christians and Jews who want to shut it down before it is shown, or edit it to their own politically (or religiously) correct standards. Paul Frederickson is a spokesman for this committee. The New Republic has shamed itself by printing her ill-informed and bigoted attack on the film. evangelicals Israel Deal Hudson Passion movei fan site--trailers, more http://www.passion-movie.com/english/faq.html Who Killed Jesus?
We can't place accountability on any specific group.
By John Dominic Crossan

Are the Passion and Easter Stories Really Anti-Semitic?
They reflect intra-Jewish debate, not first-century anti-Semitism.
By Ben Witherington III

Mommy, Did the Jews Kill Jesus?

Eastertime Reconciliation
By Martin Marty

Discuss Mel Gibson and the Passion Jews React to Gibson's Film
Jewish groups worry the film will revive anti-Semitic view of Jews.

Discuss the film on the Judaism boards. http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/research/cjl/Documents/Passion%20Plays.htm Criteria for the Evaluation of Dramatizations of the Passion Bishops' Committee any presentations that explicitly or implicitly seek to shift responsibility from human sin onto this or that historical group, such as the Jews, can only be said to obscure a core gospel truth ADL on Passion Plays http://www.adl.org/Interfaith/Oberammergau/Intro.asp ADL August 4 http://www.adl.org/Interfaith/gibson_oped.asp NY Sun


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