As I’ve mentioned before, I seem to have gotten on the email lists of every hack PR agent in the country, who bombard me daily with messages about books that I wouldn’t read at gunpoint, especially Christian motivational crap. But this one may be the worst one yet:
I have an interesting topic for you (press below). Author and religion journalist, Cathleen Falsani, has written an intriguing book about the intersection of pop culture and faith by taking an intimate look into one of today’s biggest pop idols, Justin Beiber. Belieber! Faith, Fame and the Heart of Justin Beiber pubs September 27, 2011. The book is attracting a lot of attention and is creating very interesting conversation.
What kind of person reads this book, much less writes it? The kind of person who can utter things like this:
“Rather than a pop “idol” who points only to himself, time and again Justin uses the spectacular platform that superstardom—hard-earned, humbling, and a gift from God—has given him to direct his fans toward something much, much bigger,” Falsani says. “Justin has a message beyond what many critics quickly dismiss as “puppy love.” But it is about love—God’s love for everyone. And his fans are listening.” …
“I Belieb,” Falsani says. “Do you?”
I belieb you’re an idiot.