An opportunity to put Christ back into Christmas

By Joe Littlejohn
Posted 12/16/21

Almost from the first recorded pleas a century ago to put Christ Back into Christmas, this historically unsound original notion was joined by a more serious argument. In the 1920s, some religious groups objected to the practice of substituting the word Xmas for Christmas, taking use of the X to replace the name Christ as an insult, even a sacrilege, although the use is more than a thousand years old and some Christian adherents consider the X to be a religious symbol for the word cross.

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