(RNS) “Battleground December” is wrapping up for 2015. Let’s tally up the wins and losses.
Articles tagged “War on Christmas”
(RNS) “Zombie Nativity” features a holy family, an angel and a donkey who are undead, partially decomposing and looking for their favorite meal — the gray matter inside your head.
People on social media are responding to criticism that Starbucks is waging a war on Christmas with this year’s plain red holiday cup. The latest hot hashtag: #ItsJustACup.
(RNS) The latest missives in the culture wars have come from different sides of Christianity over, of all things, the new design of the Starbucks red cup.
(RNS) Refusing to identify the religious reason for the days off does not solve the problem and only invites unfounded criticism of hostility to Christmas and the other religious holidays.
(RNS) Maybe it’s good that commerce has declared its independence from religion and decorum. That clears the way for faith to have its parallel season — not in competition with commerce, but as the deeper reality that commerce can never attain.
(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.
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) In his new book, “Nonbeliever Nation: The Rise of Secular Americans,” David Niose charts the development and growth of the religious right, tackles the “War on Christmas” as a manufactured controversy, and explains why George W. Bush's election was the best thing to happen to the secular movement. By Kimberly Winston.