What Christmas is all about And the meaning of Christmas December-12-5-22

The meaning of Christmas -Is celebrating the birth of Jesus . The English term Christmas is a fairly recent origin The earlier term Yule may have derived from the Germanic which referred to the feast of the winter solstice . The corresponding terms in other languages. They all probably denote nativity.

The German word Weihnachten denotes hallowed night. Since the early 20th century. Christmas has also been a secular family holiday observed by Christian And no Christian alike deviod of Christian elements And marked byy an incrceasingly elaborate exchange of gifts . In the secular Christmas celebration.
The early Christian community distinguished between the identification of the date of Jesus birth And the long in coming . In particular during the first two centuries of Christianity there was strong opposition to recognizing Birthdays of martyrs or for the matter of Jesus numerous Church Fathers offered sarcastic comments about the pagan custom of celebrating birthdays when in fact saints And martyrs should be honored on their day of martyrdom their true birthdays from the church perspective .

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