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 was there to document the newest wave of obstacles that faced ...

Oberammergau: The Troubling Story of the World's Most Famous Passion Play 2001, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375708527

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Oberammergau: The Troubling Story of the World's Most Famous Passion Play 2000, Pantheon Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375409264

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