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The Boy With No Tattoo Romans 16:25-27

The Boy With No Tattoo

Although Jesus does not have a dragon on his shoulder, he is a marked man.

At a Glance

The late Stieg Larsson's "The Girl ..." trilogy has been an international publishing sensation the past few years. The three books have already appeared on film in a Swedish version. Now, the first book of the series opens in the United States this week. It offers an unlikely, but interesting, opportunity to talk about the Incarnation.

Editors' Pick

For material based on the gospel text, see "Refusing Joy," December 22, 2002, at

This Christmas, you might see a girl with a dragon tattoo.

Not in holiday decorations, but in a movie.

Based on an international best seller, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo will be released Wednesday (December 21), and promises to be a holiday blockbuster. The story is a mystery, revolving around the disappearance of an heiress. A crusading journalist and a young female hacker try to solve it, stirring up a stinking cauldron of personal and industrial corruption.

The hacker is the girl with the dragon tattoo.

Named Lisbeth...

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