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 ... of what we fe...
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.
6 days ago ... Do you know where your favourite Christmas traditions come from? Whether it's
the tree, tinsel or turkey, we reveal the meanings behind ...
3 days ago ... Many of us will put up a Christmas tree and decorate it but do you know where
the tradition began?
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 ...
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 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.
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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