A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce
, pine, or fir or .... An illustrated book, The Christmas Tree, describing their use
and origins in detail, was ... i...
The evergreen tree was an ancient symbol of life in the midst of winter. Romans
decorated their houses with evergreen branches during the New Year, and ...
Just as people today decorate their homes during the festive season with pine,
spruce, ... Germany is credited with starting the Christmas tree tradition as we
now know it in the ... Parents and adults do not exchange gifts until New Year's
Does the Christmas Tree have its origin in ancient pagan rituals?" ... the cutting
down and decorating of trees in the same manner as we do at Christmas.
The traditional Christmas tree is a fir tree but now-a-days more people buy
artificial trees to 'save the earth'. ... Why do we decorate the Christmas tree?
Dec 29, 2000 ... The Christmas tree: Pagan origins, Christian adaptation and secular status. ...
Some have traced the Christmas tree back at least as far as the Prophet
Jeremiah who .... by people of other faiths, and for those who do not follow an
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Jun 2, 2004 ... At any rate, Christians believe we can use this season in a positive way .... they
do not seek to come to God by way of God's Christmas tree, the ...
Christmas tree history and traditions, CHRISTMAS TREE TRADITION HAS ... to
have cut down the oak tree and to his amazement a young fir tree sprung up from
Many legends and old traditions concerning the Christmas tree date back to very
... but historical documentation of its origins as the tree we know and decorate ...
Dec 22, 2012 ... Christmas has weathered many twists and turns throughout its long history, one
... When you gather around the Christmas tree or stuff goodies into a stocking, ...
Since then, Christmas traditions have warped over time, arriving at their ... With
no Biblical directive to do so and no mention in the Gospels of the .....