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The War on Christmas

By Paul Anthony, published on Nov 28, 2013

... with the word Christmas.

The problem for some of the intelligentsia is that many of the symbols and behaviours the west associates with Christmas predate the birth of Jesus and are therefore not necessarily directly associated with Christmas. Note, for example, Christmas carols, Christmas trees, mistletoe, holly wreaths and yule logs, all have pre-Christian origins.

Christmas Day is recognized as an official federal holiday by the United States government, yet many groups, such as the American Civil Liberties Union and Americans United for Separation of Church and State, argue... (more)

Tags: religion, islam, jesus, christmas, holidays, america, britain, canada, scotland, trees, hannukah, seasonal

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