Is Christmas a Pagan Holiday?
Is Christmas actually rooted in a pagan holiday? Plus, we report on our adventures at #ETS19 and Biola on the Road.
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Segment #1: #ETS19 Recap
Krista spent three days this week down in San Diego at the Evangelical Theological Society meeting. It's basically a conference for theology nerds. She attempts to explain.
Segment #2: Christmas Holiday?
Every year, Krista gets people who write in and ask: "Is it OK to celebrate Christmas? Isn't it based on a page holiday?" We discuss.
Here are a couple of additional resources that you may find interesting:
Article: How December 25 Became Christmas
Video: The Story Behind the Nativity Scene
As we transition into the holiday season, we know you'll be spending a lot of time with family and friends. Here are some of Krista's tips for faith conversations over the next month or so.
Viewer Question: What is "Critical Theory"?
A frequent viewer keeps hearing us talk about "critical theory." She wanted to know, "What is that, exactly?" We attempt to explain. But really, we should leave that for the experts. For more, we recommend the work of Dr. Neil Shenvi and Dr. Pat Sawyer.
Download their FREE booklet: Engaging Critical Theory & The Social Justice Movement
Watch Neil's talk at the 2019 Defend Conference. He offers a great introduction to the topic.