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Have a Very Heretical Christmas — By Jennifer Shipp
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Have a Very Heretical Christmas — By Jennifer Shipp

It’s the middle of November and folks at home in the U.S. are already complaining about the presence of Christmas decorations and advertisements on TV. In the past, I’ve tended to agree with the stance that it’s too early to celebrate Christmas if it's still before Thanksgiving. For the past four years, though, I’ve been in other countries during the Christmas season and so my sense of Christmas Rights and ...
Giftless or Godless: Christmas on the Other Side of the Border — By Jennifer Shipp
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Giftless or Godless: Christmas on the Other Side of the Border — By Jennifer Shipp

When we traveled to Mexico for the first time several years ago, we thought we were going to a Christian country. And by “Christian”, I mean American-style Christianity. We had been to Buddhist and Muslim countries and were enchanted by the different holidays that were the same and yet different from what we’d come to know in our own culture. But we weren’t sure we’d be enchanted by spending the Christmas ...
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