A STUDENT at Liverpool Hope university has been awarded the top prize in a prestigious bible essay competition.
Damian Norton, a parttime student at the college, won the annual prize awarded by the Tmstees of the Catholic Biblical Association of Great Britain for his essay on the relevance of the Good Samaritan to modem
society. He wins 100 worth of book tokens, Runner up Lilian Selby proposed the notion that Judas Iscariot was not a deliberate traitor, but a man of faith carried along on a tide of greed.
One of the judges, Dom Henry Wansbrough, of St Benet's Oxford, praised the winners for the relevance of their chosen biblical passage.