Day: December 19, 2013

Views on Christmas: Most Americans believe in the virgin birth

New information regarding our attitudes about Christmas, from the Religion and Public Life Project of Pew Research: Nine-in-ten Americans say they celebrate Christmas, and three-quarters say they believe in the virgin birth of Jesus. But only about half see Christmas mostly as a religious holiday, while one-third view it as more of a cultural holiday.

Book describing white Jesus pulled from school shelves

The New York Daily News reports that a Christmas book has been pulled from school shelves in Volusia County, Fla., after a parent complained about its religious content and racially offensive overtones. “The Legend of the Candy Cane,” published by Zondervan, looks like a hideous read on a number of levels, asserting that Jesus is […]