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Puritans, Pagans, and Imperfect Christmas Gifts
|Title||Puritans, Pagans, and Imperfect Christmas Gifts|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2022|
|Authors||Holland, David F.|
|Journal||Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship|
|Keywords||Christmas; Jesus Christ, Birth of; Nativity; Puritans|
Early American campaigns against Christmas illustrate both the irrepressibility of the impulse to celebrate Christ and what is lost when we reject the good that comes from suspect sources. Both lessons point us toward the Savior’s gracious acceptance of our own imperfect offerings.
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