Frodo Baggins and Christmas?

Christmas is just the ancient Roman mid winter Saturnalia festivities lifted and given a Christian face right? The light in the dark time of the year….that’s just a pagan idea that the Christians lifted. I mean Christmas is a pagan holiday right?

Wrong. The idea that the celebration of Christ’s birth was lifted from ancient pagan culture is a half baked theory which seems smart on the surface, but turns out to be one of those theological urban myths.

Read this archived article: Christmas, Pagan Romans and  Frodo Baggins to discover the truth.

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