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New boy on the strip — the manga Jesus

God is not a stranger to the comic book. Ross Lawhead looks at the latest manifestation, and the history that led up to it

Somewhere on this planet a man is diligently translating the Bible into Klingon. It is, perhaps, an extreme example, but it shows the way that the Bible is reworked, updated, and colloquialised in formats such as The Message, The Tabloid Bible, and The Street Bible.

Last month saw another turn of the wheel with publication of The Manga Bible: NT — Raw, proclaimed by Hodder & Stoughton as “the first ever manga adaptation of the Bible to be ...

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Priest in Charge

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Esgobeath Bangor The Diocese of Bangor Eglwys sy'n Dysgu A Learning Church The Bishop of Bangor wishes to appoint a Priest in Charge of Conwy & Gyffin and Ministry Area Leader Designate Th...  Read More

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Counting the cost

Counting the cost

Huw Spanner hears tips for people who are interested in banking, investing, and saving more ethically, but who are unsure where to start  Subscribe to read more

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Looking for new funds? Pass the ice-bucket

As charities seek to attract a new generation of donors, they are having to find more targeted methods, reports Nick Jowett  Subscribe to read more

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