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.
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.
During his time as Regional Superior of the Jesuits in Guyana, Dermot Preston SJ, now Provincial of the Jesuits in Britain, wrote for Thinking Faith about the effects of violent crime in the country.
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,
Jesuit liturgist Andrew Cameron-Mowat explores the deeper meaning of this penitential and yet joyful season, as brought out by the Sunday readings.
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