On Feb. 25 the controversial new movie The Passion of the Christ
comes to theaters, featuring Jim Caviezel in the role of Jesus.
In April, Caviezel will portray another iconic figure, Bobby
Jones, in Stroke of Genius, an account of Jones's life. Says
Caviezel, "After Jesus Christ, I couldn't think of a finer person
to portray than Bobby Jones." In that spirit we took a look at
some of the differences and similarities Caviezel might have
encountered in the two roles.
Various spots in Italy
"Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do."
The Holy Ghost, according to Mel Gibson
All dialogue in Latin and Aramaic (with subtitles)
Scratchy hemp muumuu
The writings of Sister Anne Catherine Emmerich
Last Temptation of Christ, Greatest Story Ever Told
"I was moved to tears."
Swinging like Jones
Great athlete (played college basketball)
East Lake, St. Andrews, Chateau Elan
"The toughest opponent ... Old Man Par."
The Jones Family
Deep Geogah accent
Sweaters in Atlanta heat
Jim Hardy, Tom Ness
Bagger Vance, Tin Cup
Down the Fairway
"I think it's wonderful."
--Bob Jones IV
COLOR PHOTO: ICON/PHOTOFEST (CAVIEZEL AS JESUS)
COLOR PHOTO: GUY D'ALEMA (CAVIEZEL AS JONES)
COLOR MAP: GETTY IMAGES (ITALY)
B/W PHOTO: BETTMANN-CORBIS (JONES)
COLOR PHOTO: ROSS KINNAIRD/GETTY (ST. ANDREWS)
COLOR PHOTO: VOLKER MOEHRKE/CORBIS (BIBLE)
COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOFEST (TIN CUP)
COLOR PHOTO: PETER A. HARRIS/AP PHOTO (BILLY GRAHAM)