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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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Religiously motivated violence can be countered by relationships, argues Justin Welby  Read More

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