[act-ma] 7/16 Rev. Billy: "What Would Jesus Buy?" (Mon)

James in Cambridge tompaine at hotmail.com
Sun Jul 15 15:19:47 PDT 2007

Rev. Billy & the Church of STOP SHOPPING
Monday, 7 p.m.
July 16, 2007
Perter Square Bookstore
Cambridge, MA


"Elmer Gantry crossed with Lord Buckely. The Right Reverend Billy and his 
holy entourage sing out and street jam and heckle us out of our obscene 
Joan Baez
"Jesus would buy this book, wave his hand, turn it into a best-seller, and 
say 'Thank you, Me!' for sending the world Reverend Billy!"
Morgan Spurlock author of Don't Eat This Book

Reverend Billy began his ministry in the mid-nineties as a sidewalk preacher 
at the front door of the Disney Store in New York City's Times Square. The 
Stop Shopping Church has grown and now holds regular "Fabulous Workshops" in 
St. Mark's Church in the East Village.
What Would Jesus Buy?: Fabulous Prayers in the Face of the Shopocalypse
by Reverend Billy
Format:  Trade Paperback
Price:  $13.95
Published: PublicAffairs, 2007
Inventory Status: On Our Shelves Now

The Church of Stop Shopping was founded by Talen to protest the modern 
culture of commercialization and consumption. This short and powerful book 
is designed to entertain, to convince the skeptical, and inspire the 


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