There are many questions which the gospel accounts of the risen Jesus leave unanswered, but they are not so much questions about Jesus as questions about human life itself, argues Gerard J. Hughes.
Reviewing the fourth and final part of BBC1’s The Passion, Gerald O’Collins SJ examines how it handles what is perhaps its most difficult task – the portrayal of the Resurrection, and of the way in which the risen Jesus interacts with his still-not-wholly-comprehending disciples.
What do the Gospel accounts about the risen Jesus tell us about the disciples' experience of the Resurrection, the early Christians for whom they were written, and the risen Jesus himself?
After seeing the third episode of The Passion, Gemma Simmonds reflects on what is perhaps the greatest strength of this drama – the power to make us examine ourselves and our own reactions to Jesus.
Director: Mike Newell
Starring: Javier Bardem, Giovana Mezzogiorno, Benjamin Bratt, Catalina Sandino Moreno and John Leguizamo
UK Release date: 21 March 2008
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