Strange Christmas gifts for the ‘religious’

please don’t buy me any of these things!

Bryan Patterson's Faithworks

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LOOKING for that “something different” gift for the spiritually inclined? Look no further than the Net this year.

How about a voucher for a night in a monastery? Or a Christmas pudding made by Trappist monks?

What about Nativity rubber ducks (pictured above), or a Nativity kitchen timer? Or a musical weeping Santa, a Jesus tree topper or “happy holidays” Barbie?

You can also buy “Here I Stand” Socks (Martin Luther, pressured to recant his writings, famously refused, saying: “Here I stand. I can do no other.”).

And lightweight wood earrings say “God” in Arabic. And a life-sized cut-out of Pope Francis to hang around the house. Or plush cuddly Buddahs for the kids.

There are also the Seven Deadly Sins Shot Glasses. Each glass features a cartoon version of the sin as drawn by New Yorker artist Mort Gerberg.

And Mosque Building Blocks including arches, minarets, domes and staircases.

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