The Last Temptation Of Christ
On August the 15th, 1988, Jesus of Nazareth was featured on the cover of Time magazine for the sixteenth time. Surely a record for somebody who lived 1900 years ago! Why was He there and why does He still hold the attention of millions?
I. The Book and the Film: "The Last Temptation of Christ."
A. Written by Nikos Kazantzakis. (1955)
B. Directed by Martin Scorcese. (1988)
II. The Sound and the Fury.
A. The professions of the creators.
B. The protests of the offended.
1. Unwarranted assumptions.
2. Theological errors.
3. Biased opinions.
III. The Facts and the Fiction.
A. The facts.
1. The historical Jesus.
2. The mystery of the incarnation.
c. U ...
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