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Christmas Tree Connections Between Paganism, Christ and Santa

The conventional wisdom amongst historians is that the modern Christmas grew from pagan practices dating from before the time of Christ. Some humanists, with glee, quickly point out that traditional holiday elements of evergreens, mistletoe and even wreaths have deep pagan symbolic meaning and that they were merely hijacked by Christianity, as was the practice […]

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