Sunday 19 November 2017

Letters to the editor

A child takes part in Christmas preparations in Bethlehem.
A child takes part in Christmas preparations in Bethlehem.

A Christmas message

The language of salvation and redemption finds its way to the heart of advertising, particularly at Christmas.

A recent hoarding declared that a local commercial complex offered 100,000 square feet of heavenly shopping. Not far from that, I observed the promise of salvation for those willing to imbibe a particular drink. The lottery is advertised as if winnings were dispensed by God. Lotions and potions promise everlasting youth. 

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