“Mummy,” I heard the voice whisper to me from underneath the thick blanket. The wind was howling outside, causing branches to scratch against the window like little wooden claws trying to get in. “It is almost Christmastime! Do you think Santa will bring me presents?” I smiled at the girl as I walked over to […]
The Christian church then selected December 25 because the day of the delivery of Jesus as a method in its enlargement process, wherein it systematically sought to absorb and merge its celebrations with the pagan rites of the numerous transformed peoples.
The Christmas ritual become evolving with the centuries, what we have a good time today may be very distant from those first Christmas, and responds especially to customs originating inside the nineteenth century and to the impact of the consumer society.