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Topic: Religion

'Crash the Super Bowl' ad just a bit ungodly

Doritos' 3rd Degree Burn habanero-flavored chips might cause flaming tongues, but they're far from a religious experience. Thus begins my discussion of a controversy involving this year's "Crash the Super…

New Zealand church blesses Xmas billboard

Couldn't make it to church on Christmas? That's OK. You still have a shot at absolution—if you live in New Zealand. St. Matthew in the City, a progressive Anglican church…

Jesus fetus putting the 'Christ' in Christmas

ChurchAds.net, a Christian charity that develops ad campaigns for local churches, is decking the halls with the ultimate article of Christmas cheer: ultrasound photos of baby Jesus! See the full…

Atheist ads liken Allah and Jesus to Bigfoot

With pro-atheism ads rolling around on buses worldwide for the past two years, how could the nonbelievers still get a rise out of the righteous? Comparing Jesus and Allah to…

Church's ads target liars, hypocrites, losers

A church in southeast Michigan is the latest to try some un-churchlike advertising, rolling out a campaign with the theme, "NorthRidge is for liars." That's good news for liars in…

Satan takes another anti-spokesman ad job

Metro South Church in Trenton, Mich., enlists the ultimate anti-spokesman in a Web campaign designed to put people in the pews. Is it ... Satan?! In fact, it is. Apologies…

Canada church loses its mind with joints ad

"Does it matter how you achieve your spiritual high?" asks this ad directing users (ha!) to a Web site called WonderCafe.ca, a forum for religious discussion and debate. (See…

Postaer not impressed by bible's copywriter

Steffan Postaer has a thing for how admen can improve religion. His novel The Happy Soul Industry details how a hip ad agency helps God fix his brand. The…

Christians tired of immoral GoDaddy spots

Wired has the scoop on an aggravated Christian Internet entrepreneur who has moved 60 of his Christian clients off GoDaddy's Web-hosting services when they complained about the immoral nature of…

Catholic group uses Obama for a pro-life ad

Fearful that Barack Obama might bring this country out of the Stone Age yet, CatholicVote.org has put together this pro-life ad, which asserts that, had Obama been aborted, he wouldn't…

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