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The History of Christmas Trees -- Christmas Customs and Traditions ...

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The history of Christmas Trees, when they became popular and what they mean and represent in Christmas Traditions and Customs.

History of Christmas Trees - Christmas - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of History of Christmas Trees, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

All about the Christmas tree: Pagan origins, Christian adaptation ...

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Dec 29, 2000 ... John Silber: "Many Americans celebrate both Christmas and Xmas. Others celebrate one or the other. And some of us celebrate holidays that, ...

Symbolic Meaning of Christmas Tree – A Brief Summary | Symbolic ...

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Dec 5, 2007 ... The symbolic meaning of Christmas trees originates in pagan culture where the evergreen represents life, rebirth, and stamina needed to ...

Should we have a Christmas Tree? - GotQuestions.org Home

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Does the Christmas Tree have its origin in ancient pagan rituals?" Answer: The modern custom of a Christmas tree does not come from any form of paganism.

Should Christians have Christmas trees? - Grace to You

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Dec 17, 2009 ... John MacArthur. As the Christmas Season approaches, questions like this sometimes arise. Like everything in life, it is important to approach ...

What Does The #CHRISTMAS TREE Symbolize or Represent?

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What does the Christmas Tree Symbolize, Mean, Represent, Stand For, Signify, ... what it means to Christians - what it means to the saved - is the end of sin, and  ...

Pagan Roots? 5 Surprising Facts About Christmas - Live Science

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Dec 22, 2012 ... When you gather around the Christmas tree or stuff goodies into a ... Read on for some of the surprising origins of Christmas cheer, and find out ...

The Christmas Tree: Legends, Traditions, History - EWTN.com

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Many legends and old traditions concerning the Christmas tree date back to very ancient times, but historical documentation of its origins as the tree we know ...

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The History of Christmas
The word Christmas comes from the words Cristes maesse, or "Christ's Mass." Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus for members of the Christian religion. The secular nature of Christmas was officially acknowledged in 1870 when the United States Congress made it a federal holiday.
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Why Do We Have Christmas Trees? | Christian History

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The history behind evergreens, ornaments, and holiday gift giving. ... The earliest Christmas trees (or evergreen branches) used in homes were referred to as ...

God's Christmas Tree | Bible.org

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Jun 2, 2004 ... Some question the origin of the modern Christmas tree, but to be perfectly honest , there is a great deal of confusion here with a number of ...

Should Christmas trees be considered a religious symbol? | Catholic ...

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Answer. It depends on how religious symbol is defined. If it means anything to which religious significance can be attached, then yes, because many Christians  ...