FOX’s The Passion vs. Reality

Millennial co-founder Christopher Hale has a new article at Time. He writes:

On Sunday night, FOX aired The Passion, a two-hour live primetime special shot through the streets of New Orleans that relived the final hours of Jesus’s life. The sometimes inspiring and other times strange rendition of Jesus’s death was a strong public display of faith as Christians enter into Holy Week, the faith’s climatic final days before the upcoming Easter festivities.

At its best, the show was an uplifting and memorable account of how Jesus’s suffering, death and resurrection was not just an historical event limited to first-century Palestine, but also a cosmic event with implications for people of every generation. At its worst, it was a strange and superficial pep rally that glossed over the brutal final hours that marked Jesus’s execution.

You can read the full article here.