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We should remember that the

We should remember that the punishment Jesus bore was inflicted not by the Father but by those who crucified him. The abuse came not from divine but human hands. This is the point that Mel Gibson was trying to make during the filming of The Passion of the Christ. At a critical moment, when the nails are being driven into Jesus’ hands, it is Mel Gibson’s hand that is photographed hammering the first nail. This was the director’s way of demonstrating that it was he who made Christ suffer so. It was our sins that put him there.

Mark Stibbe

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From the book "The Father You've Been Waiting For: Portrait of a Perfect Dad"

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