A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce
, pine, or fir or .... Some people believed that the tree had magical powers that
were linked with harvesting and suc...
If you couldn't afford a real plant, people made pyramids of woods and they were
decorated to look like a tree with paper, apples and candles. Sometimes they ...
The earliest Christmas trees (or evergreen branches) used in homes were ...
which developed into the cookie ornaments decorating German Christmas trees
today. ... that the symbol distracted people from the true evergreen tree, Jesus
Dec 29, 2000 ... The decorated Christmas tree only caught on in the mid-19th century. .... by
people of other faiths, and for those who do not follow an organized ...
Dec 22, 2012 ... When you gather around the Christmas tree or stuff goodies into a stocking, ...
Christian missionaries lumped all of these people together under the ... from the
pagan practice of bringing greenery indoors to decorate in midwinter. ... With no
Biblical directive to do so and no mention in the Gospels of the ...
Dec 1, 2007 ... Why do we have a decorated Christmas Tree? In the 7th century a monk from
Crediton, Devonshire, went to Germany to teach the Word of God.
It has been falsely claimed by some that Jeremiah 10:1-16 prohibits the cutting
down and decorating of trees in the same manner as we do at Christmas.
The fir tree has a long association with Christianity, it began in Germany almost
1,000 years ago when St Boniface, who converted the German people to ...
1510 – The first written record of a decorated Christmas Tree comes from Riga ...
to encourage people to substitute an artificial “snow” covered tree, consisting of ...
Dec 5, 2014 ... People everywhere are decorating for the holidays. ... Edward Johnson was the
first to decorate his Christmas tree with electric lights in 1882.