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“Why Mailer Decided to Play Jesus.” Article-interview by Bill Broadway. Washington Post, 10 May, B7. Mailer explains at some length his perceptions of Christianity as a young man: “I always had this nose-against-the glass feeling that those Christians have something I’m curious about.” He also talks about his experience talking about the Old Testament at the Freewill Baptist church of his father-in-law in Arkansas. Important article.