Ajinbayo Akinsiku wants the world to know Jesus Christ, just not the gentle, blue-eyed Christ of old Hollywood movies and illustrated Bibles.
Mr. Akinsiku says his Son of God is ‚Äúa samurai stranger who‚Äôs come to town, in silhouette,‚ÄĚ here to shake things up in a new, much-abridged version of the Bible rooted in manga, the Japanese form of graphic novels.
In a blurb for the Manga Bible, which is published by Doubleday, the archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. Rowan Williams, is quoted as saying, ‚ÄúIt will convey the shock and freshness of the Bible in a unique way.‚ÄĚ...
"In a blurb for the Manga Bible, which is published by Doubleday, the archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. Rowan Williams, is quoted as saying, ‚ÄúIt will convey the shock and freshness of the Bible in a unique way."
Oh. If Rowan Dingbat approves it, it must be good. He likes Sharia law, too. Is there a rubber room where insane archbishops may live out their remaining waste of time?
Ah, the word "travesty" seems to be one of the best words to describe this book. The re-return of "The Seven Sammuri"? You know, I should plug Indian Hills Community Church bookstore, but in this case, I know many of you like the Authorized Version of the Bible, so take a look at, [URL=http://www.amazon.com/Ryrie-Study-Hardback-Letter-Bibles/dp/0802438598]]]Ryrie Study Bible KJV Hardback- Red Letter (Ryrie Study Bibles) (Hardcover)[/URL]---cheap, cheap! Of course, for the NASB [URL=http://www.ihcc.org/sw_index.php?id=book_desc&item_id=d2U0ZB10YXl2cT9mU4sB3qlf5]]]Ryrie Study Bible[/URL]. Actually, go ahead and support your local religious bookstore! But in any case, don't buy a comic book bible, especially one that the goofball Rowan Williams recommends.