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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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