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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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How we took our pick

How we took our pick

Paul Handley explains why we began our quest for the best 100 Christian books, and how we reached our verdicts  Read More

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When the nation needs a shared sense of sacrifice

War memorials have been made more Christian, but this has blurred distinctions between faith and patriotism, says John Wolffe  Subscribe to read more

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