I not only wanted to crucify Him; I did. But I think I did so because I'm a sinner, not because I'm a conservative (except in the sense that all conservatives are necessarily sinners).Rod Dreher:
Which is all to say that this film made me understand in my bones that if I had been there, I probably would have wanted to crucify him too. And, as the Church teaches, in some mystical way, I did.Clearly, these statements allude to Catholic/Christian beliefs outlining mankind's culpability in the death of Christ. I find such beliefs offensive and anti-human. Not to mention, reeking with self-hatred. Perhaps, such beliefs partly explain Gibson's desire to revel in splattered blood and viscera.
Falwell capped his interview by saying this has been a great week because of two things that happened. One being the release of The Passion, the other being "our couragous president " recommending an amendment to the consititution to uphold marriage as it should be, between a man and woman.