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mind_philip
21-03-2005, 03:35 PM
I finally saw The Last Temptation of Christ when it was on Channel Four last week, and found it very moving. In fact I couldn't understand (http://verlaine79.blogspot.com/2005_03_13_verlaine79_archive.html#111115843154435 164) why the Christian reaction to it had been so vehemently opposed. Holding my hands up as a lapsed Catholic, even to me the notion of a human Christ, who because of human desires struggled with the enormity of the sacrifice required of him, seems far more compelling than a serene figure who never really contended with his humanity the way the rest of us are required to.

Unexpectedly uplifting score from Peter Gabriel of all people too.