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What’s in a name? Holiday trees create unholy wars

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By Linda Ireland

It happened again.

While channel surfing I came upon a talk show host screaming about a “holiday” tree.

She was outraged because it is a “Christmas” tree and anyone who calls it anything else is on a quick track to the gates of Hades.

In the Bible, there is no mention of early Christians having a Christmas tree. According to History.com, the practice of bringing evergreens into a dwelling started long before Christ was born. It is pagan – not Christian – in origin.


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