An ancient Christmas: The offspring

As we saw previously, there is a vocal minority within the wider Christian community that vociferously objects to the celebration of Christmas. They object on three major bases: the birth of Christ is nowhere celebrated in the Bible or in early Christian literature; Jesus…

An ancient Christmas: The introduction

There is a small, but vocal, minority of the worldwide Christian community that objects to celebrating Christmas. They argue that that Jesus was not born in late December, and that 25 December was in fact the date of two ancient, pagan holidays: Saturnalia (the…