1960: Most Colossal Stage Production of All Time!

1960: Passion Play

1960: Passion Play

The Passion Play Worthington hosted in 1960 was a pretty big deal. I clipped this ad for two reasons, though:

1. I remember John Wayne as the Centurion in The Greatest Story Ever Told, and

2. I remember one of my favorite Seminary teachers suggesting that the line the Centurion says should likely be read as sarcasm: “Truly this was the son of God.” Honestly? I thought it made a lot more sense that way, given the Centurion was a Roman.

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Kari Lucin is a staff writer for the Jamestown Sun of Jamestown, N.D., a regional news site at jamestownsun.com, where she writes, dabbles joyfully in multimedia, and updates social media content.
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