Re: Crusades

From: Dr. David Campbell <amblema@bama.ua.edu>
Date: Thu Nov 10 2005 - 11:33:43 EST

> It's inaccurate to describe "The Last Temptation of Christ" as simply
> "berating Christians." There were certainly things wrong with the
> film - & with the novel it's based on - but the central theme, which
> was the fact that Christ could be tempted & especially what his "last
> temptation" was, were profoundly correct. The negative reaction of
> many Christians to the movie betrayed a docetic christology.

On the other hand, the movie explicitly endorsed the adoptionist
heresy. It also seems as though Jesus would have eventually noticed
that anyone with a British accent was really Satan.

-- 
Dr. David Campbell
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Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0345  USA
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