Oberammergau: The Troubling Story of the World's Most Famous Passion Play

Oberammergau: The Troubling Story of the World's Most Famous Passion Play

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The Bavarian village of Oberammergau has staged the trial, crucifixion, and resurrection of Christ nearly every decade since 1634. Each production of the Passion Play attracts hundreds of thousands, many drawn by the spiritual benefits it promises. Yet Hitler called it a convincing portrayal of the menace of Jewry, and in 1970 a group of international luminaries boycotted the play for its anti-Semitism. As the production for the year 2000 drew near, James Shapiro… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (December 18, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 2.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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