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Christianity &Politics Johnson on 05 Jan 2009 12:05 am

The marketing of Christianity

If nothing else, you have to give Christianity credit for marketing prowess. The cross is everywhere. Over at Reddit people have been cataloging crosses from their neighborhoods:

There is this monstrosity which got the ball rolling.

Memphis, TN: Three crosses

Cincinnati takes it to the next level: Touchdown Jesus

As the first link points out: “I probably was not the only person who drove by that thing today and thought, “What a colossal waste.” The money that was spent erecting that eyesore could have provided…” The “Jesus” depicted in the Bible would agree wholeheartedly. But in the eyes of Christianity, Inc., it is not a waste at all. It is part of an extremely effective marketing campaign that generates billions of dollars a year.

Even Antarctica has a giant cross on top of the hill overlooking McMurdo Station:

If you can extend your ad campaign all the way down to Antarctica, you have an extremely effective marketing team.

One Response to “The marketing of Christianity”

  1. on 05 Jan 2009 at 4:56 am 1.Bing said …

    Don’t forget the hill of crosses

    http://morecoolpictures.blogspot.com/2008/06/hill-of-crosses.html

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