Thursday, April 2, 2009

Church-Shopping: As American as Roast Turkey and Corn-on-the-Cob

Check out this excerpt from a Slate Magazine article:

"Church shopping, marketing, and the not-so-sanctified practices that go with them make easy targets for criticism. But competition among churches for worshippers has always been fierce in the United States, to the benefit of American religion and individual churchgoers. The prohibition against establishing an official state religion helped give us the shoppers' paradise that is our religious marketplace."

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