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War on Christmas: A holiday tradition for all

AFP/GETTY IMAGES A believer in the spirit of Christmas, Vikki Hill stands for hours a day holding a placard for … Continued

The secret to winning the Christmas wars

AP A young woman takes a close look at a Christmas decoration set up at Lisbon’s main Rossio square on … Continued

Ramadan, a sacred time for reflection, sacrifice to Muslims and appreciation as non-Muslims

Mohammed Ballas AP As the sun rises a Palestinian Muslim man reads from the Quran during ‘fajr’, or early morning … Continued

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A very atheist Christmas

When people find out I’m an atheist, the question often comes up about what I do during the Christmas holidays. … Continued

‘The Little Drummer Boy,’ according to Bieber

BRENDAN MCDERMID REUTERS Singer Justin Bieber performs on NBC’s “Today” show in New York November 23, 2011. I used to … Continued

The ‘Christmas Tree Tax’ that wasn’t

‘Obama’s New Christmas Tree Tax’ blasts a Drudge Report headline. ‘Merry Christmas? Agriculture Department Imposes Christmas Tree Tax’ reads a … Continued

A (Hindu) Christmas Carol?

“Keep Christ in Christmas!” is the familiar refrain of Christians who fear the secularization of the holy day celebrating the … Continued

Why I want to believe in Christmas

I love Christmas. I have always loved Christmas. I love the trees and the lights and the ornaments and the … Continued

Cornbread and coffee with Santa

“Keep Christ in Christmas!” is the familiar refrain of Christians who fear the secularization of the holy day celebrating the … Continued

O Holy Night

UnorthodoxyPatrick J. Deneen Despite conservative disapproval of the greeting “Happy Holidays,” as a Christian I take no offense at the … Continued

Christmas, Christians, and Christ

“Keep Christ in Christmas!” is the familiar refrain of Christians who fear the secularization of the holy day celebrating the … Continued

Rejoice! The good green news is born

“Keep Christ in Christmas!” is the familiar refrain of Christians who fear the secularization of the holy day celebrating the … Continued

Reasons for the season

“Keep Christ in Christmas!” is the familiar refrain of Christians who fear the secularization of the holy day celebrating the … Continued

Christmas after leaving the church

By Randy Roberts Potts When I was a kid in the 1980s, I attended a small Evangelical Christian school for … Continued

During the Christmas wars, pick your battles

By Scott C. Lowe “Put Christ Back in Christmas” – it’s become the seasonal battle cry of some Christians, especially … Continued

Pray for those who compete in business against you

By Christopher Cunningham As I focus on closing 2010 with strong business sales, there may be only one thing I … Continued

Christmas skirmishes and the war for American history

By David French This article is part of a series for the Patheos Holiday Monitor, which tracks the War on … Continued

How should Christians cope with ‘Christmas wars?’

By Douglas A. Hicks Welcome back to the “December dilemma” death match — the 2010 edition. In this corner are … Continued

‘Naughty and Nice’ retailers? Check it twice

By David Waters Just in time for Black Friday, the second holiest Friday on the Christian calendar, Liberty Counsel has … Continued

A bully in nanny’s clothing

Q: Is there a problem with proselytism overseas by U.S. religious groups? Isn’t sharing one’s faith part of religious freedom? … Continued