Tag: Christmas

Christmas of Puritans and Pilgrims

Christmas of Puritans and Pilgrims

Christmas of Puritans and Pilgrims is the stuff of legends. Unfortunately, most get what is real about the Puritan Christmas wrong because they believe the media and lazy historians. This article, for example, is a good example of the bad history that out there. It is a mix of truth… Read More Christmas of Puritans and Pilgrims

Christmas Before Christ

Christmas Before Christ

Long before the Babe of Bethlehem was born Christmas was celebrated. In this episode we explore the spiritual and very real celebration of Christmas about Christ…before Christ. Historians, dependent upon physical evidence and validated truth, are quick to dismiss anything Christmas related before Christ as Pagan. We say not so… Read More Christmas Before Christ

Thanksgiving

Ironies of Thanksgiving and Christmas

Thanksgiving and Christmas are not what they seem to be. One holiday was declared with an eye squarely towards the heavens and acknowledging the hand of God. The other holiday is a mostly secular affair marked with wild celebrations, gluttonous feasts and nearly every kind of excess. One holiday is… Read More Ironies of Thanksgiving and Christmas