Wednesday, February 25, 2004

Shocking for evangelicals

Although he does not use Harvey Whitehouse's division between "semantic" and "episodic" experiences of religion (or, "arguments" and "icons"), this review of The Passion of the Christ by Kenneth L. Woodward in the New York Times (free registration required) takes a similar approach--which explains why the movie is stranger for Protestants than for Catholics--or for Pagans, possibly.


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