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Christians Celebrate Christmas in December Based on Tradition Not Solo Scriptura

Christi Geburt by Lorenzo Lotto (1523)

Yesterday, this article was published on Examiner.com and some other sites that support my column. Whenever you discuss solo scriptura there is bound to be controversy. The basic principle of solo scriptura (or by scripture alone) has been the Protestant charge against the Catholic faith. Yet, Protestants including Martin Luther continued to celebrate Christmas on December 25th – a date picked by the early Roman Catholic Church which “married” it to the pagan “Feast of the Unconquered Sun” in ancient Rome. I describe it as married because its united two things together that are separate but equal. This concept of “marriage” is played out in the article.  Click here to read the article about Christmas & Solo Scriptura