Category Archives: Series: “The Origins of the Christmas Holiday”

What Should a Christian Do About Christmas Trees & Santa Claus?

“The Origins of the Christmas Holiday” series: (post #4) This will be the last post in our series on the origins of our Christmastime traditions. With this one, however, I don’t want to deal with any more origins of any more traditions. Instead, … Continue reading

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Christmas Trees, Santa, Bing Crosby, & Charlie Brown

“The Origins of the Christmas Holiday” series: (post #3) We’re in a series on the origins of our Christmastime traditions. With the first post, I covered the subjects of the winter solstice and Saturnalia. With the second, I explained the effect the … Continue reading

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Constantine & Christmas

“The Origins of the Christmas Holiday” series: (post #2) With yesterday’s post I began a series on the origins of the traditions of our Christmas holiday. That post explained the winter solstice and the Roman holiday known as Saturnalia. Now, with today’s … Continue reading

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The Winter Solstice & Saturnalia

“The Origins of the Christmas Holiday” series: post #1) Let’s face it, Christmas is a weird holiday. What does the baby Jesus have in common with a fat man in a red suit who rides a sleigh pulled by reindeer? … Continue reading

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