Middle Eastenders: The Bible As Soap Opera


Some Bible stories are perplexing if they are spiritualised in a sermon but make complete sense if you treat them like a TV soap. This sideways look at Bible stories digs through sex, betrayal and jealousy to seek God in the holy trash.

Peter Graystone works for Church Army, where his job is to create new Christian communities attractive to those who have never been to church. This follows work as a teacher and with Christian Aid. His books include Be Happy!, Signs of the Times, Detox Your Spiritual Life in 40 Days, and Need to Know: Christianity.

Peter Graystone