Written by a Biblical scholar, but blacklisted in 1954 by the Vatican and made into a movie by Martin Scorsese.
It has to be taken into context somewhat with the life of the author, his experiences and the events that he lived through, as without those this book would never have been written or have the creative power that it does.
It is an important book, an epic of violence, love and faith.
Reinterpretation of the Gospel?
Human Interest story?
Don’t watch the movie. Read the book and then let’s talk about it.
The Last Temptation of Christ, Nikos Kazantzakis