You might be in danger of reading to much into it in comparison to the modern celebrations.dnmun wrote:theory is that he was born in march actually. but about 200CE a group of north african christians decided december 25th was the best time since they could share the same enthusiasm as the romans did for Saturnalia, the roman soldier's holiday. that way they could be celebrating and the romans would not be the wiser about their christian celebrations 'in the closet' so to speak.
now 40% of the US economy every year depends on the cash flow from his mysterious and often doubted arrival here on earth.
(Gasp!)The fingers wrote:Having grandma over for food.