‘Horrible’: Famous Actor Portraying Jesus Demands Key Change in Miracle Scene

Hollywood liberal Joaquin Phoenix took on the role of Jesus in the new film “Mary Magdalene,” but he refused to portray one of the miracles Jesus performed as it’s described in the Bible.
In a scene from the Gospel of John, Jesus healed a man who had been blind since birth — Jesus used some dirt and his own saliva to make mud, which he rubbed on the blind man’s eyes.
After the blind man washed the mud out of his eyes, he was able to see.
Despite it being one of the best-known miracles in the Bible, Phoenix believed his method of curing the blind was better than the biblical account.
“I knew about that scene from the Bible, but I guess I had never really considered it,” Phoenix told CNN.
“When I got there, I thought: ‘I’m not going to rub dirt in her eyes. Who the f— would do that? It doesn’t make any sense. That is a horrible introduction to seeing.'”
After insulting the original miracle as it’s written in the Bible, Phoenix took it upon himself to offer his own explanation of the passage and belittle the importance of what Gospel says actually happened.
“That moment is not so much about a real miracle. It’s about someone who has been dismissed by society finally being seen, embraced and encouraged to join the broader community. To me, that is a miracle,” Phoenix told CNN.
Phoenix can feel however he wants about that passage, but an actor’s job is to act as someone else, and he refused to portray the scene at it was described in the Bible.
If Phoenix didn’t want to offer a biblical portrayal of Jesus, he shouldn’t have taken the role.
Especially when it comes to historical and religious figures, actors can’t pick and choose what parts they want to portray accurately.

But this isn’t the only big artistic liberty taken in this case. The “blind man” in this scene is portrayed by a woman instead.

“It’s a blind man in the Bible, a blind woman in the film,” CNN reported.
Why wouldn’t the filmmakers and director want to cast a man to play the “blind man”? The answer probably has something to do with political correctness of feminism.
After all, the movie “Mary Magdalene” is meant to be a “feminist” retelling of the Gospels.
As CNN put it: “The filmmakers’ aim was to ‘rescue’ the title character, telling Jesus’ story from a feminine (and feminist) point of view.”
The blatant inaccuracies and artistic liberties taken in this film will understandably turn off some Christians, who expect a faithful and honest portrayal of the Gospels.
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