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‘Jesus Christ, that’s a lot of Novels!’ – A Cross-section of Blasphemetic Fiction

The fictions of Jesus the Christ have become many in number, multiplying like the loaves and the fishes at Bethsaida.  In that they were pseudepigraphical accounts and written up two to three centuries after the events depicted, the gospels could … Continue reading

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Scourging and Buffeting: Jurors in the Court of Torture and Blame!

Anyone who has seen Mel Gibson’s films will know that he is quite fond of accentuating torture scenes – almost to the point of fetishisation.  Whether it’s Detective Riggs, William Wallace, or an emaciated Jesus Christ, we have become accustomed … Continue reading

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