POINT/COUNTERPOINT: Birth of Christ far from being only ‘reason for the season’ – Bakersfield Californian


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POINT/COUNTERPOINT: Birth of Christ far from being only 'reason for the season'
Bakersfield Californian
Struggling to grow their religion, Christian leaders began adopting Roman-Pagan traditions such as Saturnalia, celebrated during the Winter Solstice, to make Christianity more acceptable to pagans. It was decided that Christ's birth date would be Dec. 25.
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