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 on .....
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
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 ...
Why do so many aspects of the modern Christmas tradition seem to have little or
nothing to do with celebrating a great religious leader's birthday? The biggest ...
Dec 17, 2009 ... First, some object on the basis that Christmas trees have pagan origins. ... Nor do
we view the Christmas tree to be some kind of gift god.
The first mention in history of fir trees used in Christmas celebrations was in 12th
... The message of this symbolism was simple: through Jesus Christ we too have
... giveth thee, thou shalt not learn to do after the abominations of those nations.
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
Discover the background to the tradition of dressing Christmas trees as part of ...
For many years fir trees decorated with ornaments and lights have been part of
our ... as far as we know had the first Christmas tree in Britain at a Christmas Day