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.
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.
After seeing the second part of The Passion, Michael Kirwan reflects on what is shaping up to be a Passion tailored for our times – a politico-religious thriller with intensely personal drama.
In the first episode of BBC 1’s The Passion, Michael Barnes SJ finds brilliant story-telling, beautiful imagery and an imaginative exploration of the deeply human dimensions of the Passion.
Frank Deasy, writer of The Passion, which starts on BBC1 tomorrow (Palm Sunday, 16 March), talks to Ged Clapson, Communications Officer for the British Jesuits.
Those accustomed to complaining about the dwindling representation of Christianity in public broadcasting were delighted to hear of the BBC’s plans to broadcast a major new production of The Passion this year, throughout Holy Week,
The experience of a Daniel Barenboim recital at London's Royal Festival Hall left Andrew Cameron-Mowat SJ with a new understanding of the 'secret of silence'.
In a 2008 media storm over the Archbishop of Canterbury's remarks about Sharia'a Law, little attention was given to the City, where English Law and Sharia'a were already working in apparent harmony.
Philosopher Gerard J Hughes SJ takes a critical look at the views of the 'arch-enemy of religion', Richard Dawkins, but also notes how the attitudes and behaviour of some Christians play into his hands.
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