WHILE WE'RE AT IT
- WHILE WE'RE AT IT. Neuhaus, Richard John // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Dec1996, Issue 68, p64
Focuses on the commercialization of Christmas. Exchange of generosity and conviviality; Spirit of the season.
- When Christmas Was Banned in Boston. Marriott, Dana P. // American Heritage;Dec1967, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p107
Focuses on a decree which banned the celebration of Christmas in Boston, Massachusetts in 1659. Reaction of the head of Plymouth Plantation on the colonists who celebrated Christmas day; Views of Puritans on Christmas; Evolution of Christmas celebration in New England.
- Untitled. Scheer, Roddy; Moss, Doug // Earth Talk: Questions & Answers About Our Environment;12/8/2013, p1
The article presents answers to a question on ideas about being greener during the holiday season.
- Yuletide Festivities. // Archaeology;Nov/Dec85, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p79
Reports on the 15th annual Scottish Christmas Walk in Alexandria, Virginia on December 7, 1985. Programs and activities; Beneficiary of the event; Organizers; Schedule of activities.
- where it's happening. // Burke's Backyard;Dec2010, p162
The article offers information related to Christmas festivals being held in Australia. It is stated that there are usually several events in major cities in Melbourne including Sydney Carols in the Domain to be held on December 20, 2010. The Cherry Festival is to be held with lots of fun for the...
- Sixteen ways to drive your family crazy at Christmas. Wilfred, Vim // Body Politic;Dec86, Issue 133, p34
Suggests ways to celebrate Christmas with the family.
- Of Many Things. Martin, James // America;12/11/2006, Vol. 195 Issue 19, p2
This article presents the author's view on how Christmas is increasingly being used by marketers in the U.S. for their materialistic ends. It is now not surprising that marketers send catalog about their Christmas offering as early as July. It is worrying too that some Catholic parishes are...
- The Christmas season. Fast, April; Thomas, Keltie // Sweden: The Culture;2004, p8
This article focuses on the celebration of the Christmas season in Sweden. Christmas, on December 25, celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. Festivities last a month, from December 13, Saint Lucia Day, to January 13, Saint Knut's Day. Saint Lucia, whose name means "light," was a saint born in...
- Christmas in Alsace. Singer, Barbara // France Today;Dec2004/Jan2005, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p16
Highlights the Christmas celebration in Alsace, France. Holiday specialties; Programs and events; Tourist trade. INSET: Springerle.