Son of Man

by  Dennis Potter

Full Length Play, Drama  /  27m, 3f

The key to a bold and original approach to the mission, arrest, trial and death of Jesus is the title; Son of Man. He is portrayed as a man agonized by the feeling of divinity within him, and with all a man's capacity for suffering and pain. "Father, let me be just a man," he cries; and, to his disc…

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    27m, 3f
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    Faith-based

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The key to a bold and original approach to the mission, arrest, trial and death of Jesus is the title; Son of Man. He is portrayed as a man agonized by the feeling of divinity within him, and with all a man's capacity for suffering and pain. "Father, let me be just a man," he cries; and, to his disciples. "He (Son of Man) cannot be other than a man, or else God has cheated-- and so my Father in Heaven will abandon me to myself." The play also strongly reflects the historical and political situation in which the events occur-- and examines in a new light the character and motives of Judas Iscariot.
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27m, 3f
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