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Good Friday essay: Passion plays and the ethics of spectacular violence

In 1985 Filipino carpenter Ruben Enaje fell three storeys and remarkably, survived.

To give thanks for this good fortune, he has, for the past 30 Good Fridays, dressed up as Jesus and allowed actors portraying Roman soldiers to nail his hands and feet to a…

Prauk 4dPassion plays are dramatic renditions of Christ’s arrest, trial, lashing, and…

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