The makers believe this a good way to introduce today’s digital generation to the message of the Bible. Not everyone agrees.
Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that involves people in the acceleration of Bible translation efforts, is raising funds to accelerate the work of Bible translation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)—a Central African nation that has been plagued by civil wars over the past 15 years.
The fighting has resulted in the deaths for more than 5 million people and the displacement of more than 2 million.
Wycliffe CEO Bruce Smith said among the nations targeted by his organization was at least one predominately Muslim country with a strongly Islamic government, where he claimed Christians face persecution, even from family members and neighbors.
Most believers would say the Bible is the word of God, or at least a divinely inspired book written by divinely inspired men.
But what if the Bible had been mistranslated or censored to remove the tawdry bits about pimps, cross-dressers or, ahem, a Brazilian wax as punishment?
The Manga Bible: pop culture is the latest tool in the campaign to spread the Word but critics say this just pits the trashy against the eternal.
The smugglers had unglued Bible covers and put drugs in plastic bags inside before fixing them back.
A monumental Bible rumoured to have been written with the help of the Devil has been returned to Prague for the first time in 350 years.
Everything from detergent to computer discs is packaged with the Sunday newspaper. So why not Bibles?
What does the Good Book really say about divorce, abortion, adultery, prostitution, homosexuality and more?
A debate raging over the morals of Hong Kong’s racy media took a bizarre twist Wednesday with revelations that a decency watchdog had been flooded with obscenity complaints about the Bible.