Pagan roots? 5 surprising facts about Christmas
here are five 5 surprising facts about Christmas
Posted By- Khyati Rathod | Posted On - May 28, 2020
When you gather around the Christmas business with Christmas trees or stuff goodies into a stocking, you are taking a part of the tradition that stretches back thousands of years that is long before the Christian entered the mix. Pagan or the non-christian traditions show up in this beloved winter holiday.
Here read on some of the surprising origins of Christmas.
Early a Christians a soft spot for pagans
It is a one mistake if we say that our modern Christian tradition comes directly from pre-Christian paganism, that is said by Ronald Hutton. In the university of Bristol, he said that you would be equally wrong to believe that Christmas is one modern phenomenon as the Christians can spread their religion in Europe.
Christians want all the people together under the umbrella term “pagan” and said by Philip Shaw. early in Christians wanted to convert pagans. Shaw said that they were also fascinated by their traditions.
We all want that the warm Christmas glow
According to historians, it is a natural time for the feast. In an agricultural society, the harvest work is done this year and there is nothing left in this field. It is the only time when you have some time to devote to your religious life. This is a time that you can give your time to your friends and to your loved ones. In this Christmas time, give your friends, family gifts and make them happy. This is a time to give happiness to your loved ones by giving gifts and your expensive time.
The puritans hated the holidays
If the catholic church gradually came and embarrassed Christmas, the holiday would be a good knock on the chin. In the 16th century, Christmas became a casualty of this church schism, with reformative mindedness. Now all religions can celebrate Christmas. Christmas is one of the favorite festivals for all religions.