Selling the Passion

Written by Mark Van Steenwyk : October 1, 2004

Untitled_1 I just got this ad in my email today. The ad reads “Passion of Christ Sale.” Think about how odd those words are. We can now get the sufferings of our Lord for 50% off. I guess grace just got cheaper.

Mark Van Steenwyk is the editor of He is a Mennonite pastor (Missio Dei in Minneapolis), writer, speaker, and grassroots educator. He and his wife Amy have been married since 1997. They are expecting their first child in April.

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2 Responses to “Selling the Passion”

  1. Jesse Gavin on October 1st, 2004 2:58 pm

    *Puking guts out*

  2. mark on October 7th, 2004 6:45 am

    Nothing new in this of course (back to the Middle Ages and the trade in relics), but even so…

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