The Pagan Roots of Christmas?


The Joy of Glory

*Disclaimer: I use the word “pagan” a lot in this blog. This is not meant as slander against anyone of any religious belief. It is a “catch-all” term for ancient poly-theistic religions.

Every December, all my social media news feeds seem to fill up with various quotes, articles, and arguments that could all be summed up the same: Christmas has pagan origins, therefore Christians should not celebrate it!

Now, I’m not about to make fun of anyone who has done research, prayed, and come to this conclusion for their family. I respect your decision to disengage from a holiday that you believe is not actually a “holy-day.” However, on behalf of the many who may feel confused, befuddled, and down right torn as to whether or not Christmas celebrations equal pagan adoration…I wish to share a few thoughts that will hopefully bring some clarity to this yule time disparity (I’ll…

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