Jan 25, 2011 ... History shows that December 25 was popularized as the date for Christmas, not
because Christ was born on that day, but because it was ...
Feb 12, 2015 ... Theological scholar Andrew McGowan examines how December 25 came to be
associated with the birthday of Jesus and became Christmas, ...
170-236) claimed that Jesus was born on December 25. The earliest mention of
some sort of observance on that date is in the Philoclian Calendar, representing ...
Millions celebrate on December 25. Is that really the birth of Jesus Christ, and
does he care whether Christians follow those customs or not?
“It's about 2000 years ago, the evening of December 25. Mary rides into
Bethlehem on a donkey, urgently needing to deliver her baby. Although it's an ...
Christmas is celebrated to remember the birth of of Jesus Christ, who ...
December 25th might have also been chosen because the Winter Solstice and
Although most Christians celebrate December 25 as the birthday of Jesus Christ,
few in the first two Christian centuries claimed any knowledge of the exact day ...
Christmas Day: Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus on December 25. But this
tradition wasn't adopted until the 4th Century.
Dec 16, 2013 ... It's that time of year again when many Christians encounter claims that pagan
deities predating Jesus Christ were born on December 25.
I have long heard that our modern date for Christmas, Dec. 25, was chosen in an
effort to “Christianize” a pagan holiday. Needless to say, I was surprised to ...