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Keep Christ in Christmas?

… it appears than in the United States, the Puritans were the biggest humbuggers of all…

While today’s hand-wringing about the supposed war on Christmas centers on imagined attacks on American Christianity, there is a rich irony in the fact that the longest and most sustained critique of Christmas—including its banning—came from those who were claiming to be the truest and purest defenders of the reason for the season.1

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  1. When Christmas Was Really Under Attack, Daniel N. Gullotta, The Bulwark, December 20, 2021 [return]