(RNS) Television pundits, conservative politicians and talk-radio loudmouths who believe there is a “War on Christmas” should look around, withdraw their troops and quit screaming. Because if there is a war on Christmas, Christmas has won.
Articles tagged “Christmas”
(RNS) Most Americans believe Jesus was born of a virgin, and nearly one in three also pretend Santa will visit their house on Christmas Eve, according to a new survey of Christmas season beliefs and activities.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A growing number of Americans greet Christmas with a “Happy Holidays” spirit rather than a religious one, but joy and and generosity still abound, a new survey finds.
(RNS) I’d say the moment is ripe for new life being born in stables and forced to flee the powerful and greedy.
Kim Lawton looks at the ways some churches are urging their members to avoid consumerism and practice more meaningful Christmas gift giving.
(RNS) From ecumenical prayer beads to naughty Christmas sweaters, the Religion News Service Holiday Gift Guide 2013 has suggestions for everyone on your list, no matter their religion — or lack of religion.
(RNS) “Miracles exist to reveal God, but miracles don’t exist for God to do me any favors. There are occasions where God intervenes in the natural flow of events to display his power, as much as to do something kind for me.”
(RNS) Michael Patchen didn’t want a Christmas tree in his Jewish home, but his wife did. So he invented the Menorah Tree, an unusual holiday item that he is now mass-producing for other families confronted by a Christmas tree dilemma.