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Ellen F. Prince ellen at central.cis.upenn.edu
Mon Aug 30 16:13:46 UTC 2004

_Christ_ may be considered a title but it's ultimately a common
noun (or adjective used as such) meaning 'anointed (one)'. I would
imagine that it's that sense that's being emphasized when the article
is used, as in Mel Gibson's  movie title.

Ellen Prince

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