"Christmas" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Christmas

    Christmas-A Christian holiday honoring the birth of Jesus Christ‚ Christmas evolved over two millennia into a worldwide religious and secular celebration‚ incorporating many pre-Christian‚ pagan traditions into the festivities along the way. Today‚ Christmas is a time for family and friends to get together and exchange gifts. Christmas or Christmas Day (Old English: Crīstesmæsse‚ meaning "Christ’s Mass") is an annual festival commemoratingthe birth of Jesus Christ‚[6][7] observed generally on December

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  • Christmas Tree

    |  Christmas  |  Diwali Christmas Festival» Christmas Festival- The Origin of Christmas- The History of ChristmasChristmas Story- Christmas Tradition- The Religious Aspect of Xmas- 12 days of Christmas- Significance of ChristmasChristmas Day in the Morning- Jesus Christ- Mary Mother of Jesus- About Santa Claus- The Christmas Tree» Christmas Celebrations- Christmas Eve Celebration- Christmas Day- The Tradition of Gifting- Christmas Gifts- Christmas Gift Ideas- Christmas Shopping- Christmas Song- Christmas

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  • The War on Christmas

    Andrea Perez October 22‚ 2012 English 115 Mahta Rosenfeld The War on Christmas In the United States‚ strange things are happening during the holiday season. A jolly “Merry Christmas” is met with offense‚ nativity scenes illicit anger‚ and people are fighting over tradition! People have named this “The War on Christmas”‚ which is a tad dramatic‚ but there is a ridiculous amount of unnecessary conflict surrounding the holiday season. These conflicts primarily began to arise in the 1950s‚ due

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  • Pagan Christmas

    Literature “The Origins of ChristmasChristmas is a holiday celebrated by members of the religion of Christianity. The holiday acknowledges the birth of the Christian prophet Jesus Christ. It is celebrated on December 25th by an estimated two billion members of the Christian religion. The holiday is also celebrated by many non-Christians‚ who highlight the secular aspects of the holiday. Many of the symbols‚ traditions‚ and rituals widely attributed to Christmas have been discovered by scholars

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  • Christmas Day

    Christmas Day The morning of Christmas is just wonderful. You open your gifts and hope that your family got you what you wanted. Your whole family is home to celebrate Christmas with you. Christmas is the day is fun and your just happy all day. You’re celebrating the birth of Jesus or other beliefs. There’s no one on Christmas that should be sad. After all‚ it is the season to be jolly. Do you know why Christmas is so important? Well‚ you get a 2 weeks of vacation from school! It’s the celebration

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  • Christmas in Spain

    In Spain it is a very festive time at Christmas. On Christmas Eve after Midnight Mass and Christmas Dinner‚ streets fill with dancers. There is a special Christmas dance called the Jota and the words and music have been handed down for hundreds of years. They dance to the sound of guitars and castanets. Children think of the Three Wise Man as the gift bearers. Tradition has it that they arrive on January 6th‚ the date the Wise Men gave gifts to Jesus. Shoes are be placed on balconies on the night

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  • Christmas Carol: the Ghost of Christmas Present

    Christmas Carol The Ghost of Christmas Present Ghost : Come in‚ Scrooge! Come in! Come in and know me better‚ man! I am the Ghost of Christmas Present. Look upon me! You have never seen the likes of me before? Scrooge : Never. Ghost : Have never walked forth with my elder brothers? Scrooge : I don’t think that I have. You have many brothers? Ghost : More than 1‚800. 1‚842‚ to be exact. Scrooge : I see you wear a scabbard‚ but no sword. Ghost : Indeed. Peace on Earth. Good

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  • Christmas in Spain

    Lang. Arts Holiday Research Project   Christmas in Spain        Many countries celebrate their holidays in many different ways compared to us.  What they do may be weird or out of the normal to us.  But‚ what they do are their traditions‚ and what we do are our traditions.  So‚ it’s not weird or out of the normal it’s just different.  That’s what I thought the first time I read about this country.      My partner Andrea and I chose the holiday Christmas and the country Spain.  In Spain many people

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  • Christmas Informations

    Christmas or Christmas Day (Old English: Crīstesmæsse‚ meaning "Christ’s Mass") is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ‚[6][7] observed generally on December 25[4][8][9] as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.[2][10][11] A feast central to the Christian liturgical year‚ it closes the Advent season and initiates the twelve days of Christmastide‚ which ends after the twelfth night.[12] Christmas is a public holiday in many of the world’s

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  • Christmas in Ukraine Christmas

    Celebration Christmas in My Country Almost all the countries in the world celebrate Christmas on December 24th but in my country we cebrate it on January 7th. Christmas is the biggest celebration of Christians. Each countrys has its onw traditions to celebrate Christmas‚ although some of them are similar. In my country Ukraine we celebrate Christmas in special way‚ preparing to it very carefully and keeping old traditions. The Christmas Eve is considered as the most interesting part of Christmas as it

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