Nike, Oregon-based shoemaker famous for:
...has openly joined ranks with satanists. How else does one explain the "Jesus shoe," a new $3,000 per pair offering by the footwear giant containing holy water in its clear plastic soles? A play on the famed miracle, the soles enable well-heeled wearers to "walk on water." Soulless shoes.
We laugh not to cry, but this is as ugly a joke as Nike has ever played, and that's a high bar to clear. Recall the most expensive ad of its time, a 1996 excuse to blast satanic imagery around the world:
Now Nike is selling sacreligious shoes that fetishize and diminish the sanctity of Christian worship. From the New York Post:
Nike shoes with actual holy water in the soles are going for as much as $3,000 a pop, and sold out in mere minutes when they dropped Tuesday morning. “Jesus Shoes” are made with 100% frankincense wool (get it?), while the laces are strewn with a crucifix.
The godly shoes were made by Brooklyn-based product design company MSCHF, which created about two dozen of the kicks as a way of trolling “collab culture,” its head of commerce Daniel Greenberg tells The Post.
"Collab culture" is the best excuse they could come up with? This is parody? Imagine for a moment if Nike produced a "Mohammad Shoe." Would they call it the Flying Carpet and pad the soles with shredded prayer rugs? One can imagine the reprisals, the riots, the actual bloodshed at any attempt to market Islam. Why is it permissible to toy with a Christian sacramental? Perhaps only because Christians will merely shake their heads and move on.
The shoe is imprinted with a verse from Matthew, 14:25: "Now in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went to them, walking on the sea."
Holy water is used ritually to remit venial sins. It is not footwear, ultimately bound for a landfill, nor is it to be sold for a profit.
We see you, Nike. Your attempts to debase Christian worship are blatant and unforgivable. Boycott Nike.
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Assume Nike got prior approval from China for this.
No probably from satans Roman Catholic church in Rome.
bad, very bad. those who do not fear the Lord are plentiful these days. In fact, they do not believe He exists or they would run and hide.
His wrath is well known
Made in chinese sweat shops by children,for pennies. Sold to morons who don't care.
I thought that they would use Saint Colin for the Air Jesus line of shoes. New Balance will be the shoe of choice from now on.
OK, now lets have a Koran based shoe. How about it Nike?
Using the Muslim woman's clitoris.
This just came out, reminding me of the shoes in the article.
Can anyone prove that "holy water" is chemically different in any way from just plain water? If the Pope or some priest dips water out of a bucket, blesses it and calls it "holy water" how has the water changed in any way?
Nike had nothing to do with this or the Satan show that just came out. Some bought Nikes that were already made and added stuff to them. Calm down.