Kosher Salt or Christian Salt?

Kosher Salt or Christian Salt? August 13, 2013

During a discussion on a hangout the other day about Sodom and Gomorrah, I made the joke that when God turned Lot’s wife into a pillar of salt, being from the Jewish scriptures I presumed that it was kosher salt. A Facebook friend then linked to this article from a few years ago about a guy selling Christian salt, which I’d written about at the time but forgotten about. It’s worth revisiting.

Retired barber Joe Godlewski says he was inspired by television chefs who repeatedly recommended kosher salt in recipes.

“I said, ‘What the heck’s the matter with Christian salt?'” Godlewski said, sipping a beer in the living room of his home in unincorporated Cresaptown, a western Maryland mountain community…

It’s sea salt that’s been blessed by an Episcopal priest, ICA President Damon S. Arney said Wednesday. He said the company also hopes to market the salt through Christian bookstores and as a fundraising tool for religious groups.

Blessed by an Episcopal priest? But the Episcopal church is gay-friendly and even has gay priests and bishops. This salt has gay cooties! Run away!

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