The tradition of displaying decorated fir trees in the home at Christmas dates back to the 1500's in Germany, though decorating the home with evergreen boughs during winter had been done since ancient times in Europe.
Trees and plants that stay green during the cold winter months, such as the fir tree, were believed to ward off evil spirits, and were symbols of life and resurrection.
A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce
, pine, or fir or ... The modern Christmas tree is frequently traced to the symbolism
of trees in pre-Christian winte...
The earliest Christmas trees (or evergreen branches) used in homes were
referred ... make trees and gifts the center of our own Christmas practice, we
would do well to ..... Christian tradition finds meaning in each of these mysterious
What do the Ornaments, Lights, and Star represent? Why do people give gifts at
Christmas time? What is the nativity? How is the Christmas tree traditional in the ...
The Christmas tree symbolizes the spirit of the Christmas season and, to
Christians, the everlasting life and sacrifice of Jesus Christ. In the Bible, the cross
Dec 29, 2000 ... The Christmas tree: Pagan origins, Christian adaptation and secular status. ...
trees, the ancient Egyptians considered the palm tree to symbolize ... people of
other faiths, and for those who do not follow an organized religion.
Dec 5, 2007 ... The symbolic meaning of Christmas trees originates in pagan culture where the
evergreen represents life, rebirth, and stamina needed to ...
Jun 2, 2004 ... It is one of the symbols of Christmas that stands out in this country as much as
any and more than ... But the tree symbolism does not end here.
The history of Christmas Trees, when they became popular and what they mean
and represent at Christmas Traditions and Customs.
Dec 4, 2016 ... The tradition of the Christmas Tree originated from the Northern Europe myth of
the Sacred Tree whose colour coded decorations have a specific symbolism. ...
The only regret is that the Nordman does not release the same ...