Could Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ be made today?

Mark Steyn from 2004 but bears repeating. The real argument, he says, is

… not between Christians and Jews, but between believing Christians and the broader post-Christian culture, a term that covers a large swathe from the media to your average Anglican vicar. Some in this post-Christian culture don’t believe anything, some are riddled with doubts, but even the ones with only a vague residual memory of the fluffier Sunday School stories are agreed that there’s little harm in a Jesus figure who’s a “gentle teacher”. In this environment, if Jesus came back today he’d most likely be a gay Anglican bishop in a committed relationship driving around in a hybrid with an “Arms Are For Hugging” sticker on the way to an interfaith dialogue with a Wiccan and a couple of Wahhabi imams. If that’s your boy, Mel Gibson’s movie is not for you. More.

Reality check: If that film were made today, it would be the target of Big Social Media censorship, just as Unplanned is.

See also: Unplanned Movie avoids much pro-life schlock

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