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What's Christian about Christmas?

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Nativity

The birth of Jesus

Christians remember these events with great celebration at Christmas.  Many fables and traditions have accumulated around the bare facts known about Jesus’ birth.

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Read the way the Bible describes Jesus' birth

This is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be with child through the Holy Spirit.

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Nativity

Does anyone really believe the Christian version of Christmas?

For Christians a crucial significance of Christmas is that God is not remote, but has come very close to humans.

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The history of Christmas

The Bible does not give a date for the birth of Jesus.  In the third century it was suggested that Jesus was conceived at the Spring equinox, 25 March, popularising the belief that he was born nine months later on 25 December.

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Christmas in Rome

Christmas throughout the Christian world

For nearly four weeks leading up to Christmas Christians recognise a period called Advent.  It means ‘coming’.  It is a time of spiritual preparation.

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Do angels exist?

The Bible speaks of astonishing creatures who are neither God nor human, but exist alongside both.

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