"The Passion of the Christ" Having Unexpected Impact


Publication Date: March 2004

Publisher: Institute for Jewish and Community Research

Author(s): Gary A. Tobin

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: Public Opinion; Media; Jewish-Christian Relations

Type: News release

Coverage: United States


The author comments on a new nationwide poll regarding the reception of the film, "The Passion of the Christ." The poll found that a larger number of respondents say the film has made them less likely, rather than more likely, to hold Jews and Jewish institutions in our own time responsible for the
killing of Christ.