Passion plays are based on the life and suffering of Jesus Christ, on the creation of the world, and stories from the bible. However, the earliest recorded passion play was written in 2000 BD and was not based on Jesus Christ or any biblical stories, instead, it was based on the Egyptian king Osiris. . People wanted to know more about Christ's life and most of all, his passion. . In The Betrayal Of Christ, Judas asked the fifteen priests: "How much would you give me if I handed Jesus Christ in?". . and Christ answered: "You said it yourself". .
The Passion of the Christ: Controversial or Not?Is The Passion of the Christ controversial or not? . The Passion of the Christ is a very controversial movie because there are so many different views of what happened the last twelve hours of Jesus" life. .