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Christmas Myth

Why It's Healthy For Kids To Believe In Santa

Posted 12.20.2013 | Parents

By: By Tanya Lewis, Staff Writer Published: 12/20/2013 10:38 AM EST on LiveScience Spoiler alert: This article contains information suggesting ...

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 Point Of Christmas Pageants

Rick Hamlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rick Hamlin

The Christmas story has what all great stories must have: the characters become changed, the shepherds leave their flock, the wise men follow a star, a young father trusts a dream and a girl becomes the mother of God.

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.

Dueling Billboards And The Myths of Christmas

Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kenneth C. Davis

The importance of the winter solstice is crucial to understanding not only the date of Christmas but many of the other "myths" of this season.

'Then One Foggy Christmas Eve': A Christmas Meditation

Richard J. Mouw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Richard J. Mouw

It may be that, properly understood, the Rudolph story can actually nudge us in the direction of the Babe of Bethlehem.