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The RNS 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

(RNS) Something for your pastor, your Jewish brother-in-law, your Muslim child and your secularist sister.

Buddha ornaments for your zen tree.

RNS-HOLIDAY-GUIDE121614_LOW(RNS) This is the gift guide for people who practice a religion, study religion, laugh about religion or wish there were more atheists in the world.

Each year Religion News Service comes up with a stellar assortment of holiday presents for everyone on your list: There’s something for your pastor, your Jewish brother-in-law, your Muslim child and your secularist sister.

Happy Everything!

The ultimate interfaith ugly Christmas sweater Some have described it as “political correctness gone mad.” Others might call it awesomely awful.

The Multicultural Christmas Jumper.

The Multicultural Christmas Jumper.

Seven deadly sins shot glasses Each etched with a cartoon depiction of one of the biggest sins: lust, greed, sloth and all the rest.

Seven deadly sins shot glasses Each etched with a cartoon depiction of one of lust, greed, sloth and all the rest.

Seven deadly sins shot glasses. Each is etched with a cartoon depiction of one of them: lust, greed, sloth and all the rest.

Pope Francis bracelet We hope the Argentine pope doesn’t mind that this slip-on wooden bracelet is made in Brazil, though he probably doesn’t want to be on a bracelet in the first place.

Wood bracelet on stretch nylon cord with 1" tall images of Pope Francis. Made in Brazil for Religious Art, Inc.

Wood bracelet on stretch nylon cord with one-inch tall images of Pope Francis. Made in Brazil for Religious Art, Inc.

Why Are You Atheists So Angry? With humor and reason, atheist blogger Greta Cristina explains why atheists are indeed angry — and what they should do about it — in a very readable paperback.

Greta Christina's book, "Why Are You Atheists So Angry?"

Greta Christina’s book, “Why Are You Atheists So Angry?”

Recycled bike chain menorah Handmade and fair-traded from India.

"This menorah, made of recycled bicycle chain, celebrates a spirit of innovation and endurance."

“This menorah, made of recycled bicycle chain, celebrates a spirit of innovation and endurance.”

The Allah clock A wall clock for a kid’s room with the Arabic name for God in the middle. There’s a pink version, too.

A wall clock for a kid’s room with the Arabic name for God in the middle.

A wall clock for a kid’s room with the Arabic name for God in the middle.

Buddha ornaments for your zen tree Made of lightweight glass. Guaranteed to help you ease through the December madness.

Buddha ornaments for your zen tree.

Buddha ornaments for your zen tree.

A Game for Good Christians Some say it should be called “A Game for Bad Christians.” Players pair biblical phrases but not in a particularly tasteful manner.

A Game for Good Christians.

A Game for Good Christians.

Carbon covenant trees Give the gift of trees through Interfaith Power & Light, a coalition of faith groups whose Carbon Covenant program brings religious groups together to plant trees in Cameroon, Cambodia, Ghana and on Mount Kilimanjaro.

Mt. Kilimanjaro, with 5.895 m Uhuru Peak African highest mountain as well as worlds highest free-standing mountain.

Mount Kilimanjaro, with 5.895-meter Uhuru Peak, is Africa’s highest mountain as well as the world’s highest free-standing mountain.

Hanukkah onesie for grown-ups. Because your tuchas shouldn’t get cold during those eight crazy nights. “Possibly the best thing to happen to Jews since dripless candles!”

Hanukkah onesie for grownups, made by Geltfiend.

Hanukkah onesie for grown-ups, made by Geltfiend.

Jesus toaster Start your day off right with an image of  Jesus burnt into your bread. Mother Teresa cinnamon bun sold separately.

The original Jesus toaster.

The original Jesus toaster.

‘Evolve’ Muslim prayer T-shirt An Islamic answer to the iconic “evolution of man” graphic.

“Evolve” Muslim prayer T-shirt.

“Evolve” Muslim prayer T-shirt.

Cookies from the Simply Divine Bakery A tasty assortment of shortbreads, gingersnaps, buttermint and other cookies from the Sisters of St. Benedict’s bakery in Ferdinand, Ind.

Cookies from the Simply Divine Bakery.

Cookies from the Simply Divine Bakery.

The Mensch on a Bench A Jewish father wrote a story for his sons about a menschy guy who helped out the Maccabees. Now there’s a plush mensch to go with the book. “The Elf on the Shelf,” you’ve got competition.

Mensch on a Bench book and doll.

The Mensch on a Bench book and doll.

Book of Mormon bingo Each square of the bingo boards represents a different person, animal or object from the Book of Mormon.

Book of Mormon Bingo game.

Book of Mormon Bingo game.

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