The War on Christmas Author:Bodie Hodge Christmas – with its holiday lights, bright packages, and nativity displays – has become a controversial frontline in the increasingly intolerant culture wars. Whether or not to say “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Holidays,” how to refer to the tree, and just how “biblical” Christmas may actually be is debated online, during city council meetings, ... more »and in courthouses each year.
Filled with family get-togethers, office parties, breaks from school and festivities, Christmas should be a time of peace and love – not arguments over who can celebrate what and where or when. So why has so much controversy clouded this sacred holiday? Nativity scenes are nixed and even the word “Christmas” is considered offensive by some. Get the facts behind the history, relevance and biblical connections of this beloved holiday.« less