Top twenty religious t shirts
: Holiday souvenir or groupie must-have, the slogan t-shirt is a trend that refuses to die. But in the hands of the fervently religious it's a means to evangelise to everyone they pass. Here's a list of the 20 best we've found. P.S. There are no Buddhist t-shirts in the list but Boing Boing
tells us that the Dalai Lama is due to set up a celebrity t-shirt line in October so it could all change. (LIBBY ADDS - my favourite is not on the list. It just says "Jesus is Coming. Look busy")
is the designer and Muslim blogger
behind this bold slogan. He says his website's "a form of worship, a form of thanks to God," are his t-shirts as well?
[ I wonder who is dumber, the hijabman or this girl, for wearing this (tight) t-shirt. ]
The Muslim Baby Shop
offers even the youngest believers a chance to state their faith.
The amusing "A Little Leavan"
blog - which rails against but thrives on tacky Christian products - showcases this "Jesusbucks" t-shirt. You could ponder your salvation whilst stirring your latte I suppose.
("shirts for the chosen people")brings us this tee for the super hero in you
means to "herald divine truth as a public crier; to preach the gospel" - the usual criteria for a t-shirt choice then.
offers this classic design for Sikhs
These three come from Ilm
(knowledge in Arabic) a company set up to spread a little Islam and continue the tradition of using the "t-shirt as a personal billboard".
The Jesus Is My Homeboy
range has attracted a celebrity following but it promises that it isn't cashing in on a trend. It is a tribute to the time when saying "Jesus is your homeboy" saved Van Zan Frater from a gang with guns.
In parody of the above Cafepress
has produced this t-shirt for the Hindu market
t-shirts were once only worn by the most pious of pilgrims who longed to live pre-Reformation (see example below).
But they have turned hip for the iPod generation with this new design.
offers these for the fashion conscious faithful
And for an emblem to end all emblems T-shirt humour
can do you this in a t-shirt, cap, mug, apron, mousemat or poster.