Apparently “The Power” isn’t concerned about humility

A few days ago I blogged about the trailer for Rhonda Byrne’s The Power. A comment on that post came from the official web page for The Power. And, apparently, they aren’t concerned about developing more humility. Here’s their description:

The knowledge contained in The Power can and will change lives instantly. And the profound revelations are amplified by the book’s breathtaking illustrations – the book’s beauty is truly astounding.

Oh, is that all?

About Marc Cortez

Theology Prof and Dean at Western Seminary, husband, father, & blogger, who loves theology, church history, ministry, pop culture, books, and life in general.

Posted on August 21, 2010, in Uncategorized and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. You see, that’s the problem with your thesis Cortez. It’s not just that it doesn’t come with a funky DVD trailer; it’s that you refuse to give us dehydrated theology (i.e. of the ‘just add water’ kind) … it lacks that instant life-changing power of Byrne’s project.

    • Dang! I knew I forgot something. I was totally going to do that in my concluding chapter and just forgot. I’ll have to make sure I do that in my next book.

  2. The key to a good book-selling strategy, it seems, is simple: More ‘me’, less ‘Jesus’. There was just too much Jesus in your thesis. Didn’t you get the memo: no one’s interested in Jesus anymore.

    The Son of Man has no high-selling ISBN to lay his head …

  3. The key to a good book-selling strategy, it seems, is simple: More ‘me’, less ‘Jesus’. There was just too much Jesus in your thesis. Didn’t you get the memo: no one’s interested in Jesus anymore.

    The Son of Man has no high-selling ISBN upon which to lay his head …

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