When The Bible Becomes Another Way To Spread Your Brand…

It looks like this:

 

Regardless of whatever their intentions may or may not be, something about this just feels completely wrong to me.

What do you think– is it okay to publish a “branded Bible” or should we treat the Scriptures a little more sacred? It’s an odd dilemma for me. I am a “progressive” and the Duck Commander folks are ultra conservatives– but in this instance, I believe, I land with a more conservative position on how we should and should not, handle our sacred book.

I’m interested in your thoughts. Is it free game, or am I right to feel icky about this?

About Benjamin L. Corey

Benjamin L. Corey, is an Anabaptist author, speaker, and blogger. He is a two-time graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (Theology & Missiology), is currently a 3rd year Doctor of Missiology student (a subset of practical theology) at Fuller Seminary, and is a member of the Phi Alpha Chi Honors Society. His first book, Undiluted: Rediscovering the Radical Message of Jesus, is available now at your local bookstore. He is also a contributor for Time, Sojourners, Red Letter Christians, Evangelicals for Social Action, Mennonite World Review, has been a guest on Huffington Post Live, and is one of the CANA Initiators. Ben is also a syndicated author for MennoNerds, a collective of Mennonite and Anabaptist writers. Ben is also co-host of That God Show with Matthew Paul Turner. Ben lives in Auburn, Maine with his wife Tracy and his daughter Johanna.

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