» 03/26/2004, 00.00
lebanon - islam
"Issa's" (Jesus's) crucifix fascinates today's Islamic intellectuals
The release of the movie "The Passion of the Christ" in Middle East Muslim countries opens the question on how Muslim see the crucifix. In Italy, for example, the crucifix in public places makes some Muslims intolerant and blasphemous. Elsewhere in the Islamic world, the Jesus who died on the cross and resurrected, the Jesus of Catholics, fascinates religious Muslims above all poets, writers and contemporary intellectuals.
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