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Well…Some People Won’t Buy It For Their Kids

NIrV Red Star Backpack BibleIt appears there is a new generation of product creators at Zondervan who missed all the excitement in the 60s, 70s and 80s over Satanic symbolism, such as the use of the Pentagram, or 5-pointed star. You can read more at Wikipedia including the present use in Wicca, Baha’i and even Mormonism. On the bright side, at least they didn’t put a picture of a goat in the middle.  But seriously, what were they thinking? And doesn’t this just add fuel to the fire for those fringe groups who say that one particular translation (which I won’t name here, search engines being what they are) is the only acceptable translation? They should have asked me first, right?

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  1. June 25, 2014 at 10:48 am

    Members of my own family reminded me that a true pentagram exists in outline form only, that this is simply, as the advertising says, a red star.

    Still…they couldn’t put a cross on the cover?

  2. June 27, 2014 at 4:21 pm

    Further to the last cmment, the star would have to be top point down to be a pentagram. It’s more likely a spoof of Captain America’s shield.

    • June 27, 2014 at 6:50 pm

      Captain America? This is on a Bible because…

    • June 27, 2014 at 6:52 pm

      If you link to the Wikipedia article, the neo-pagan pentagram is drawn point up, as are a few of the other examples.

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