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Friday, December 21, 2018

Putting Christ Back in Christmas Is Not Enough

Why Putting Christ Back in Christmas Is Not Enough
The history of American holiday cheer obscures the difficult details of the nativity narrative.
W. David O. Taylor
Christmas in America has never been a straightforward event. Whether in the privacy of our homes or in the public square, it has always been a conflicted affair.
For some in our present cultural climate, it’s been a matter of religious liberty and a political right to be able to say “merry Christmas” at Target or Walmart. For others, it’s been a matter of religious pluralism and political hospitality to say “happy holidays” instead.
This pushes a portion of our ...
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