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Why Christmas on Dec 25?

December 16, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

annunciation by carravagio

Many people suggest that our Christmas celebration on Dec 25 originated out of pagan festivals.  An article in Biblical Archeology Review suggests otherwise. It may have arisen out of the belief that both the conception and death of Christ occurred on the same day.

  1. January 2, 2010 at 8:23 pm

    Interesting article. I hadn’t read it before now, but it echoes much of my research, which I blogged about a few days ago.


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