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History of Christmas

LOOK: Christmas Photos And Facts

Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

Christmas is the holiday celebrated by millions around the globe that commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ. Dates To Know In many Western church...

Will The Real St. Nick Please Stand Up?

Adam C. English | Posted 02.24.2013 | Religion
Adam C. English

Despite his worldwide fame and popularity among children of all ages, Saint Nicholas is one of history's more elusive characters.

The Origins Of Christmas

Jeffrey Small | Posted 02.14.2012 | Religion
Jeffrey Small

What is more important to me than the mechanics of Jesus' birth is that he was an historical figure who came to be viewed as "the Christ," the Messiah.

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.