The Date of Christmas has Nothing to Do with Pagan Holidays

Is Christmas really just a repackaging of a Roman Feast? Two Roman celebrations, Saturnalia and Sol Invictus, were celebrated in December. However, that doesn’t mean that Christians used those dates to create a holiday of their own. In this short excerpt, Lenny demonstrates how December 25 has its origin in a Christian tradition and why it makes no sense to think that early Christians were trying to come up with their own alternative to pagan holidays.

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Here is another article from BiblicalArchaeology.org  which places the dating of Jesus’ birth, as a tradition, as early as about 200 A.D. –

How December 25 Became Christmas

VIDEO by Come Reason Ministries

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