A controversial and highly humorous new presentation of classic incidents in the Bible.
With all the word plays and cheeky sensationalism of a tabloid newspaper, The Tabloid Bible, is a retelling of the Bible that’s a lot of fun. From ‘Arking Mad!’ – Father of Three Builds Bumper Boat in his Backyard’ to ‘Eunuch Calls for Cut’ this is a lighthearted look at the world’s most popular publication.
‘Did Aliens Cause Multi-Chariot pile up?’ asks The Scroll when the Damascus Road was closed after Saul’s blinding experience.
Nick Page has been careful not to question the authenticity of the Bible, but he does consider it robust enough to stand up to some affectionate humour. Complete with an agony aunt, the weather and sport (chariot racing tips of course), The Tabloid Bible, makes a great Christmas gift.
Can you understand this strap line ‘Dream Reader Gets Top Post’? And what other headline could be used for the three Old Testament characters who survived being thrown into a fiery furnace: ‘Phew – not a scorcher.’
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WOULD YOU ADAM AND EVE IT!
Scandal as couple evicted from garden
ATISHOO! ATISHOO! WALL FALL DOWN!
Insurers refuse payouts over Jericho wall collapse. 'Aggressive trumpet playing is not covered,' they say.
5 000 FED WITH LOAVES AND FISHES: MIRACLE? OR JUST VERY THINLY SLICED? YOU DECIDE!
Inside Your Supersonic Scroll!
TOWER OF BABEL COLLAPSES
'Xxyshhibbothuth mi varg,' says suddenly incomprehensible builder.
Nutty Noah builds the world's biggest boat in his garden. 'I'm sure he doesn't have planning permission,' says irate neighbour.
KEEP TAKING THE TABLETS
Moses brings Maxims from the Mountain
SHAGGY STRONGMAN BRINGS THE HOUSE DOWN
Samson's back – and so is his hair!
Just some of the stories from 'The Tabloid Bible'. How would the press of its day have covered the greatest story ever told? Now you can read all about it in 'The Scroll' – the only paper that was there.About the Author:
Nick Page is a professional comedy writer. Formerly with the Oasis Trust, set up by broadcaster Steve Chalke, he has wide experience entertaining teenagers.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110002740222
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 2740222