Definition of Passion play in English:

Passion play

Syllabification: Pas·sion play


  • A dramatic performance representing Christ’s Passion from the Last Supper to the Crucifixion.
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    • Did this woman get upset during the passion play when Jesus was nailed to a cross?
    • In it the performance of a passion play brings out the question of artificiality when conjuring images of the divine, and the fine line separating the ‘performance’ from the evocation of the ethereal.
    • A passion play shaped by this sort of perspective would present Jesus' death as the result of his kingdom-driven ministry.

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