2. Christmas is not Pagan (History)





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Published on Dec 16, 2016

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This video looks at the history of Christmas and argues there is no evidence it comes from paganism.

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Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings - Abolqasem Ferdowsi

Structure in The Wisdom of Amenemope and Proverbs - Paul Overland

Christianizing the Roman Empire - Ramsay MacMullen

Pagan City and Christian Capital: Rome in the Fourth Century - John R Curran

Rome - Marcia B. Hall

The Philocalian Calendar

The Origins of the Liturgical Year - Thomas J. Talley

Sol Invictus, the Winter Solstice, and the Origins of Christmas - Steven Hijmans

The Sun Which Did Not Rise In the East -Steven Hijmans

"Christmas"in "The Oxford Companion to Christian Thought - Karen B. Westerfield Tucker

Saturnalia Book - Macrobius

Roman Festivals in the Greek East - Fritz Graf

Classical World, Volume 15 - John Raymond

Homily on the Date of Christmas -John Chrysostom

Toward the Origins of Christmas - Susan K. Roll

The interpretation by Hippolytus of the Visions of Daniel - Hippolytus of Rome

The Christmas Tree - Fr. William P. Saunders

Christmas: A Candid History - Bruce David Forbes

The Children's Friend (1821)

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