There are well-substantiated rumours that Australian Rugby is seeking to produce a coffee table revision of the Christian Scriptures, to be called the New Rugby Revised Version (NRRV).
Some of the contents have had to be changed. Sodom and Gomorrah are showered with blessings, and Lot’s wife is turned into a pillar of the PC establishment.
No real place could be found for John the Baptist, who has been relegated to a footnote while Herod Antipas receives an unusually favourable press.
But the enduring message remains the same: Christ Jesus came into the world to try to make people nice.