[internetworkers] The Passionate Maker of The Passion of The Christ
dminton at mindspring.com
Tue Feb 24 15:48:47 EST 2004
On 2/24/04 3:31 PM, "David R.Matusiak" <dave at matusiak.org> wrote:
> Has anyone else been following this media fracas with perverse glee? I
> can't get over the whacky things Mel's Dad likes to say about "the
> Jews" and their "made-up Holocaust." I also cannot reconcile his past
> Un-Christian behavior with the bull malarkey he is trying to pull
> today. For your reading pleasure:
> From a purely editorial POV, where did that extra "The" come from in
> the title? Wouldn't it be "The Passion of Christ" instead of "The
> Passion of The Christ"??
While I am neither a Christian, nor a linguist, I believe that Jesus was the
fellow's name, and "Christ" was more a title, meaning "The Anointed,"
synonymous with Messiah.
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