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May 1, 2005 TESP 4 The Passion of The Christ In Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of The Christ”, Jesus is portrayed as a divine being. Although he adopts many qualities of a simple human being, he still reveals himself as the Son of God in many incidents Jesus’ divinity is shows to us through different events throughout the movie. A select few of these miracles were very explicit. Many of these left non-believers stunned, the healing of Machus, the servant of the high priest’s, ear, was definitely on of these. Another was as Jesus was getting flogged to death, he was able to gather strength and stand up, which of course, surprised everyone, because it is human nature to give up when close to defeat. One of the most celestial events would be, after the crucifixion, to ensure Jesus’ death Cassius drives a lance into his side, Jesus is indeed dead, however, blood and water pour from this wound. All the soldiers, present, experience this mysticism and in terror, flee, understanding they have killed the Son of God. The
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2008 for the course TESP 1 taught by Professor Dohar during the Winter '08 term at Santa Clara.

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