Thursday, February 26, 2004

The true horror: Passion of the Christ merchandising

Holger Szesnat referred me to a the Mikra discussion group for some ebay links to some extraordinary merchandise, mugs, oval pewter pocket reminder (pocket piece), an oval pewter lapel pin, and a pack of 25 witness cards. I suppose one should have expected all this, but it hadn't occurred to me that we'd be experiencing the true horror of Passion mugs! I'm afraid there's a whole web site devoted to this stuff, The motto used on all this tat is "Dying was his reason for living", which, if you ask me, is pretty dubious theologically.

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