Pagan roots? 5 surprising facts about Christmas

When you gather around the Christmas tree or stuff goodies into a stocking, you’re taking part in traditions that stretch back thousands of years — long before Christianity entered the mix.

Pagan, or non-Christian, traditions show up in this beloved winter holiday, a consequence of early church leaders melding Jesus’ nativity …

Pagan roots? 5 surprising facts about Christmas.

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One thought on “Pagan roots? 5 surprising facts about Christmas

  1. Jim Wheeler

    Thanks for this reminder, Jennifer. We are a self-indulgent species all right, but the bacchanalia is particularly ironic this year, coming as it does just before the fiscal cliff. The hangover is likely going to be a doozey!

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