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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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Director of Mission and Ministry

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DIOCESE OF EXETER Growing in prayer Making new disciples Serving the people of Devon with joy DIRECTOR OF MISSION & MINISTRY The Diocese of Exeter is committed to ensuring that its parish...  Read More

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Putting church life in the picture

Putting church life in the picture

Paul Handley celebrates the beauty, warmth, and accomplishment of our competition entries  Subscribe to read more

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By their fruits ye shall know them

Our attitude to the needy reveals our true values, writes Tim Thornton in a new report  Subscribe to read more

Wed 17 Dec 14 @ 18:08
In case you missed it: The Revd Libby Lane to be the Church of England's first woman bishop http://t.co/8GF7zArD1H

Wed 17 Dec 14 @ 14:07
In case you missed it earlier: The Revd Libby Lane to be the Church of England's first woman bishop http://t.co/6hrrMzvy1Z