Saturday, April 7, 2012

Graphic Reality of the Crucifixion and ....

The corpse of Christ is a shocking image, but one which we need to see–much as we need to see Gibson’s Passion, and just as we need to see the starved victims of Auschwitz, the dismembered remains of aborted babies or the dead babies thrown in the trash. We need to see the starving children of Africa and the emaciated faces of crackheads and drunks and homeless people.

- read more at Standing on My Head, Father Dwight Longenecker

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