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Christmas and the most significant person in world history

Christmas and the most significant person in history: jesus-is-born-Christmas-Herland-Report

  As yet another paganized Western Christmas celebration has come to an end, we are drifting further away from the deeper meaning of existence found in the Nativity of Christ’ story. Christmas and the most significant person in history: Christmas is now a generic, winter holiday that serves consumerism and atheist pop culture. It is about decorations, mistletoes, chocolates, gift-giving …

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The Evergreen Tree and Christmas Celebrations over time

The Evergreen Tree and Christmas: The Royal 1848 Christmas Tree engraving that produced a craze for Christmas Tree across the Western world. It was the German-born Queen Charlotte of Britain who published this Christmas greeting depicting her family around a Christmas tree.

  Today, Christmas is celebrated with trees, decorations, mistletoes, chocolate and presents. The Evergreen Tree and Christmas: Many allege that these traditions stem mostly from pagan or secular practices, and very few, if any, from Christianity – again, rendering Christmas into a generic holiday unspecific to Christianity. Let us begin by revisiting how Christmas was initially commemorated. The answer is …

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Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All

Christmas: The Greatest Gift: Merry Christmas, the significance of Christianity, Herland Report

  Christmas is a time of traditions. If you have found time in the rush before Christmas to decorate a tree, you are sharing in a relatively new tradition. Christmas: The Greatest Gift: Although the Christmas tree has ancient roots, at the beginning of the 20th century only 1 in 5 American families put up a tree. It was 1920 …

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Why we Celebrate Christmas: St. Nicholas, Santa Claus and the birth of Jesus

St. Nicholas and why we celebrate Christmas, Herland Report

  St. Nicholas: Today, Christmas is mostly associated with Santa Claus, decorative trees, gift-giving, and a time for relaxation in the Liberal, commercialized West. But where does this holiday – and its beloved traditions – come from? Initially a Christian feast celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, it has been appropriated by secular forces to be expanded into a generic …

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Christmas: Jesus is voted the most significant person in world history

Jesus voted most significant person:Christmas-Mary-Jesus Herland Report

  Jesus is repeatedly voted the most significant person in world history. Napoleon and Shakespeare came in second and third place, in a survey described by Professor Steven Skiena and Charles Ward in Who’s bigger? Where historical figures really rank. Jesus voted most significant person: Social research has long documented that belief in the spiritual dimension has not decreased in …

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The existential light of Christmas

The existential light of Christmas:  Christmas-Jesus-Joseph Mary Herland Report KB

  Christmas is a time of year where billions around the world commemorate the birth of Jesus, who was born in a barn and placed in a feeding container for animals. The light of Christmas: The humble beginnings of the son of Mary, who was begotten by the Spirit of God yet born from the womb of a woman, came …

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