The child of Kwanzaa has grown up and left home to find its way in the world. How long will it take for Disney to create a storyline about a Wise Community Leader visiting children on a chariot pulled by impalas to encourage them to be good? For most people, it does not make any difference whether it is Christmas, Kwanzaa, or Longhu6.
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Tagged As: Christianity, Christmas, Myth, Mythology, NPR, Scott Simon, Weekend Edition | Categories: Christianity | Leave a Comment
On Weekend Edition Saturday on December 11, 2010, there was a story about views about the Nativity of Jesus Christ on opposite sides of the Lincoln Tunnel. Atheists, on the New Jersey side, said “You know it’s a myth.” Roman Catholics, on the New York side, said “You know it’s real.” To both sides, I have an answer for you.
Tagged As: Candlemas, Christmas, Feast of the Presentation, Nunc dimittis | Categories: Christianity | Leave a Comment
“Master, now you are dismissing your servant in peace.” February 2 is the Feast of the Presentation. This feast celebrates the presentation of Jesus for the blessing given to a firstborn son 40 days after birth. Since Jesus is the light of the world, it became customary to bless your candles for the upcoming year [...]