On the other hand, lovable monks in Jin's novels are often those who do not abide by monastic rules: in Demi-Gods
and Demi-Devils, the monk-cum-medical-doctor Xuzhu cannot stand the temptations of "falling into the traps" of meat-eating and womanizing, yet he saves a large number of people in dangerous situations.
Percy is a demi-god
, the result of a liaison between Poseidon (Kevin McKidd) and Sally (the excellent Katherine Keener).
During the 1970s this sector will always be associated with the Christmas Special from Morecambe and Wise who assumed demi-god
status in the nation's collective heart.
Teens was quickly followed by releases by Sunderland pop trio Perfect Little Circles, Newcastle indie demi-gods
Pale Man Made, quirky alt-rock heroes O'Messy Life and shadowy Teeside ambient artists Rejections.
Escape Into The Park will bring a generous selection of DJ demi-gods
from all over the world will turn out for the 11-hour dance marathon in Singleton Park in Swansea on Saturday, June 14, from noon until 11pm.
THIS is an irreverent biopic about double-act Jack Black and Kyle Gass, which takes hilarious liberties with the truth to trace the men's journey from obscurity to musical demi-gods
They are fiercely loyal, refuse to be dictated to by the music press and gaze at the band as if they were demi-gods
The sets normally cost pounds 35 but here's your opportunity to win Boro's diminutive demi-gods
ROYAL recognition for David Beckham - ahead of the obligatory knighthood - provides further evidence that the cult of self publicity demands recognitions for its demi-gods
But in Cannes, les miserables are those unlucky people who have no badges and are forced to stand behind barricades and watch, dejectedly, as the gods, demi-gods
and even the paparazzi brush by them.
The same applies to all the other "stars" of pop, screen and sport who think that they are demi-gods
This irreverent biopic takes hilarious liberties with the truth to trace the two men's journey from obscurity to musical demi-gods
But he continued to believe that Christianity was about God and the way you lived your life - and not bowing down to self-styled demi-Gods
Football takes priority of place in our newspapers, and inarticulate managers who have nothing else going on in their pea-brains are treated like demi-gods
and great philosophers.
But they weren't demi-gods
then and they certainly aren't now.