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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Dec 29, 2000 ... Some have traced the Christmas tree back at least as far as the Prophet
Jeremiah who wrote the book Jeremiah in the Hebrew Scriptures (Old ...
Dec 11, 2008 ... The evergreen tree was an ancient symbol of life in the midst of winter. Romans
decorated their houses with evergreen branches during the ...
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 ...
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Where did Christmas originate? From the Bible or paganism? What is the real
origin of Santa Claus—mistletoe—Christmas trees—holly wreaths—and the ...
The history of the Christmas tree is a rich religious genealogy of the ancient
Nordic peoples of the windswept forests spanning Northern Europe, and the