MSCHF produced the shoes with water from the "River Jordan" injected into the soles.
A Brooklyn-based brand customised a pair of Nike shoes and transformed them into a $3000 product by adding a religious touch.
According to Fox News, the religiosity of the footwear is further enhanced by the presence of the Bible verse Matthew 14:25, which describes the moment Jesus walked on water. But the price tag didn't seem to matter to at least two dozen people.
About two dozen pairs of "Jesus Shoes", worth $1425 (NZ$2250) a pop, went on sale on Tuesday, and nearly immediately sold out.
The shoes also are adorned with a crucifix, have a red insole and are scented with frankincense, drawing inspiration from the Vatican.
South Park creators zing China with fake apology after episode censorship
Links to clips and episodes of the series on ecommerce giant Alibaba's Youku streaming service reportedly no longer work as well. Long live the Great Communist Party of China! "May this autumn's sorghum harvest be bountiful".
"So we wanted to make a statement about how absurd collab culture has gotten".
"We thought of that Arizona Iced Tea and Adidas collab, where they were selling shoes that [advertised] a beverage company that sells iced tea at bodegas", head of commerce Daniel Greenberg explained to the New York Post.
"As a Jew myself, the only thing I knew was that he walked on water, ' Greenberg added, revealing how the concept for the sneaker was first born, while explaining that he was actually responsible for sourcing the holy water from a 'friend in Israel". The kicks are now reselling on StockX.com for $3,000, more than double the retail value.
A pair of shoes which have been dubbed a "collaboration" with Jesus Christ have sold out within minutes of dropping online.
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