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Christmas History

Everything You Know About Christmas Is Wrong

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Did you know Christmas was banned in the United States and candy canes aren't religious?

The True Meaning Of Christmas In An International Age Of Science

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 02.21.2012 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

Nothing about Christmas would be the least bit recognizable to the Jewish itinerant preacher who was born, as near as anyone can estimate, sometime in the spring roughly 2,015 years ago.

9 Books About The 'Real' Santa Claus And The History of Christmas (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, St. Nick ... A big, fat guy in a red suit with a fluffy white beard. All Americans are familiar with the icon of Christma...

Keep Saturn in Saturnalia!

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

I have to admit it. Like millions of other Americans, I've allowed the holidays to decay into a frenzy of shopping, feasting, gift-giving and wassail-soaked merriment. But all is going to change. I have seen the light.