The Passion of the Christ article archive

This archive is a work-in-progress; a lot of blog posts and a couple of articles remain to be linked here.

General and related articles:

‘Mel Gibson’s Jesus film inspires impassioned discussion among pastors, ministry leaders,’ BC Christian News, Jan 2004
Passion piques interest and raises eyebrows,’ ChristianWeek, Feb 2004
‘Come and See,’ Christianity Today, Feb 2005
‘Top Ten Jesus Movies,’ Christianity Today, Apr 2006
‘Rethinking The Passion in light of Gibson’s folly,’ BC Christian News, Aug 2006
‘Mary Goes to the Movies,’ Christianity Today, Nov 2006
‘Ethnicity in Jesus films — does it matter?,’ Mennonite Brethren Herald, Nov 2006

Books and films:

The Passion of the Christ (2004 dvd, 2007 dvd)
News: CanadianChristianity.com, Aug 2002; BC Christian News, Jul 2003; BC Christian News, Aug 2003; BC Christian News, Jan 2004; CanadianChristianity.com, Mar 2004; BC Christian News, Mar 2004
Reviews: BC Christian News, Feb 2004; Christianity Today, Feb 2004; Christianity Today, Jan 2007

Sister Rose’s Passion (dvd)

The Big Question (dvd)

Radio appearances:

Commentary, CBC Radio, Mar 2004

Related blog posts:

The hype is officially over.,’ Mar 2005
Flashback: Steyn on The Passion,’ Mar 2005
Sister Rose’s Passion, etc.,’ Apr 2005
Pasolini’s Matthew coming to Vancouver!,’ Apr 2005

Watch: Risen star Joseph Fiennes meets the Pope in Rome
Hail, Caesar! and other movies about making Bible movies
The Brazilian Moses movie is big, but not quite that big
Oscar nominee Rooney Mara may star in Mary Magdalene
About Peter T. Chattaway

Peter T. Chattaway was the regular film critic for BC Christian News from 1992 to 2011. In addition to his award-winning film column for that paper, his news and opinion pieces have appeared in such publications as Books & Culture, Christianity Today, Bible Review and the Vancouver Sun. He has also contributed essays to the books Re-Viewing The Passion: Mel Gibson’s Film and Its Critics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004), Scandalizing Jesus?: Kazantzakis’s The Last Temptation of Christ Fifty Years on (Continuum, 2005) and The Bible in Motion: A Handbook of the Bible and Its Reception in Film (De Gruyter, 2016).


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