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Can Commerce and Religion Go Their Separate Ways This Christmas?
Originally Posted: 11/19/2014 - 11:58am | Type: Blog

Maybe it’s good that commerce has declared its independence from religion and decorum. That clears the way for faith to have its parallel season — not in competition with commerce, but as the deeper reality th ...

Let the Real War on Christmas Begin!
Originally Posted: 12/26/2013 - 10:04am | Type: Blog

The real war on Christmas begins on Dec. 26 and it is waged in the most pernicious way possible: By ignoring the Christmas season altogether. And we will be completely unaware that we are participating in the ...

Christmas Is a Commercial Holiday, Not a Sacred Holy Day, for Many
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 3:57pm | Type: Blog

Nine in 10 Americans will celebrate Christmas this year, but a new poll shows that increasing numbers see the holiday as more tinsel than gospel truth. Nine in 10 Americans will c ...

Theology, Culture, And Miscellany
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 10:35am | Type: Press

December 14, 2013 Sojo in the News Tumbling Theology ...

How Much of Christ Can We Stand in Christmas?
Originally Posted: 12/10/2013 - 1:17pm | Type: Blog

It’s time for Christ in Christmas. Time for new life, time for hope, time for the faithful to say yes to God. Time for peace, not war. Time for repentance, not comfort at any cost. Time for justice and mercy a ...

There's a 'War on Christmas' -- Just Not the One You Think
Originally Posted: 12/10/2013 - 11:36am | Type: Blog

It is not the cashier’s job to share the church’s story of God coming to the world. This story of the incarnation of God is my story to tell, the church’s story to tell, all of Christ’s followers story to tell ...

Dear Christians: Relax. There’s No War on Our Faith
Originally Posted: 12/12/2012 - 10:52am | Type: Blog

We Christians have a long and storied history of playing the martyr, whether there’s actually anyone persecuting us or not. I sat behind a couple of folks on a plane to Seattle th ...

Christians: No Need to 'Reclaim' Christmas
Originally Posted: 11/30/2012 - 3:06pm | Type: Blog

I am not compelled to "reclaim" or "rescue" Christmas from the many who ignore and the few who despise its magnificent origins. Are you put out that a commun ...

War On Christmas? Sign This Minister Up!
Originally Posted: 11/30/2012 - 11:24am | Type: Blog

I'm one of those lefty liberals that have declared a War on Christmas. Yes! Sign me up for the War on Christmas! But maybe not for the reasons you might imagine. Ah — I L ...

Why the "War on Christmas" Doesn't Translate Across the Pond
Originally Posted: 12/23/2011 - 10:20am | Type: Blog

Christmas matters. It changes people. For some, it is what brings them to Jesus. Throughout history, we British have had our fair share of wars. You guys are probably still mad ...

The "War" on Christmas: And Then They Came for the Poinsettias
Originally Posted: 12/20/2011 - 1:28pm | Type: Blog

Forget about that creche on the town green or the menorah outside the public library that the nice folks from Lubavitch Chabad will light for the first time tonight. Now the Special Ops Humbug Unit of the War ...

The Real War on Christmas ... by Fox News
Originally Posted: 12/15/2011 - 2:30pm | Type: SojoMail

December 15, 2011   QUOTE OF THE WEEK "This is the larges ...

The Real War on Christmas ... by Fox News
Originally Posted: 12/15/2011 - 2:32pm | Type: Blog

The real Christmas announces the birth of Jesus to a world of poverty, pain, and sin, and offers the hope of salvation and justice. The Fox News Christmas heralds the steady promotion of consumerism, the defe ...

A Very Perry Christmas
Originally Posted: 12/13/2011 - 12:08pm | Type: Blog

Here’s the thing. There is no war on Christmas – one has never been declared, except by those proclaiming themselves its victims. There is no liberal attack on “our religious heritage” – whatever people like P ...

The Morning News: Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011
Originally Posted: 12/08/2011 - 10:01am | Type: Blog

The Morning News: Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 THINK PROGRESS: ‘Morning Joe’ Crew Mocks Perry’s War On Christmas Ad As if the overwhelmingly negative reviews from YouTube users an ...

The Afternoon News: Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011
Originally Posted: 12/07/2011 - 5:06pm | Type: Blog

The Afternoon News: Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 THE HUFFINGTON POST: Rowan Williams Says Jesus Would Be Siding With Occupy Movement Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams says ...

The War on Christmas: Hide the Baby Jesus!
Originally Posted: 12/06/2011 - 2:38pm | Type: Blog

When the AFA equates wrestling with botanical nomenclature to a “War on Christmas,” it perpetuates the prevailing cultural myth that Christmas is about “stuff.” The opening shot w ...