“The Dolorous Passion” Part II – Excerpts in Line with the “Passion of the Christ” Movie… but Not in the Bible”

Last week we started looking at excerpts from Anne Catherine Emmerich's book, "The Dolorous Passion" and how much material within her book of visions form the basis for most of Mel Gibson's movie, "The Passion of the Christ".  Many scenes from his movie are, in no small part, taken from visions depicted in Ms. Emmerich's … Continue reading “The Dolorous Passion” Part II – Excerpts in Line with the “Passion of the Christ” Movie… but Not in the Bible”

“Dolorous Passion” – Excerpts In Line With the “Passion of the Christ” Movie, But Not in the Bible

Mel Gibson has stated that one of his main inspirations for The Passion of the Christ came from the book The Dolorous Passion by Anne Catherine Emmerich. He has produced this film with an image of "Christ" that is based on the apparitions of the Catholic mystic who claimed to have seen visions of the passion, … Continue reading “Dolorous Passion” – Excerpts In Line With the “Passion of the Christ” Movie, But Not in the Bible

The Passion

There have been many Christian movies on the screen throughout the years. In days of old, perhaps, the most noteworthy of them was The Ten Commandments. Before opening credits at the theaters, Director Cecil B. DeMille gave a speech, introducing the film: Ladies and gentlemen, young and old, this may seem an unusual procedure, speaking … Continue reading The Passion

Loose Threads – Marriage According to the Bible cont’d

WHY DID ABRAHAM BANISH ISHMAEL? Abraham made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned. But Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, laughing. So she said to Abraham, 10 Wherefore she said unto Abraham, Cast out this bondwoman and her son: for the son of this … Continue reading Loose Threads – Marriage According to the Bible cont’d