claus http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/2717/all en Time to Focus on Real Star of Christmas http://mrc.org/commentary/time-focus-real-star-christmas <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> </p><p>More than nine out of 10 Americans celebrate Christmas - even atheists, agnostics or believers in other faiths, according to surveys by <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/news/religion/2010-12-20-unchristmas20_ST_N.htm?loc=interstitialskip">LifeWay Research and USA TODAY/Gallup</a>. They might be roasting chestnuts over an open fire, decking the halls with boughs of holly or trying to get the Chipmunks Christmas song out of their heads, but they are celebrating.</p> <br /> <p>The problem is, what are they celebrating?</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/time-focus-real-star-christmas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Culture added atheists celebrating Children Christ Christmas classic claus correct cousin department discover feast gay god grinch happy heart holiday holidays joy people propaganda rimes shopping shows society totenberg true world year years Thu, 13 Jan 2011 10:44:00 +0000 admin 2108 at http://mrc.org