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25 Years Ago: Peter Gabriel Releases 'Passion'

Since its publication in 1955, Nikos Kazantazkis’ ‘The Last Temptation of Christ’ has been a lightning rod of controversy. The novel got Kazantzakis excommunicated from the Greek Orthodox Church, and the release of the Martin Scorsese film of the same name in 1988 ignited sometimes violent protests from Christian groups around the globe for its human depiction of Jesus.

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