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Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas

Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas

By Ace Collins
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.55 Stars

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On 1/1 LifeLoveTruth wrote: This is a small volume, as most books about the Christmas season are. The front and back covers are red, in the spirit of Christmas. The author starts his material off with an Introduction. He then spreads his content over 26 total chapters. The book contains black and white illustrations. The book is ... STORIES BEHIND THE GREAT TRADITIONS OF CHRISTMAS, by Ace Collins

LifeLoveTruth's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/1 teacherreader44 wrote: I’ve heard throughout the years that Christmas trees are pagan. Santa Claus is pagan. Decorations are pagan. And yet they are all a part of the Christian Christmas . . . and what exactly is pagan afterall, besides a word wrapped in unholy disgust? I never quite understood. Stories Behind the Great ... Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas by Ace Collins

teacherreader44's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/24 Kathleen Bailey wrote: I loved this book. I was expecting it to cover the Christian meanings behind the holiday traditions because its from a Christian publisher but the book was very honest and explained the pagan meanings behind the holidays and how they were transformed into Christian symbols. I think we can be honest about ... Must Read for the Christmas Season

Kathleen's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/24 Teadrinker wrote: Stories behind the Great Traditions of Christmas by Ace Collins has all the information you need if you want to find out how a Christmas tradition began.This book details how almost any Christmas tradition that you can think of got started. Stories behind the Great Traditions of Christmas shares how ... Stories behind the Great Traditions of Christmas by Ace Collins

Teadrinker's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/22 gravelroadmusings wrote: Filled with informative stories and legends, many of the traditions that we blindly participate in at Christmas are unpacked and the real meanings unfolded in this pretty little hardcover book. It would make a fun little Christmas gift given early in the season so that many of the stories could be read ... Stories behind the Great Traditions of Christmas by Ace Collins

gravelroadmusings' Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/21 Amanda George wrote: First of all, let me thank Zondervan and Booklookbloggers for the chance to read and review these two books: On This Christmas and Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas by Ace Collins On this Christmas: Synopsis of On this Christmas:  Capture five years of your favorite Christmas memories ... Two Christmas Book Reviews

Amanda's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/19 Elizabeth wrote: source-Amazon.comIf you are looking to learn more about the history and meanings behind the what's, why's and how's of Christmas, look no further than this book! Written in an easy to understand way, this book really digs into the stories of all those traditions that we engage in each year at Christmas. ... Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas

Elizabeth's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/13 kratzy wrote: A lot of people celebrate Christmas, but just as it is interesting to learn on how other countries celebrate the holiday because it teaches us something about the origin of the various traditions and also about how Christmas came about as a holiday season. This book will teach you about the history of ... Interesting collection of facts about various Christmas traditions

kratzy's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/12 JC Morrows wrote: Ace Collins not only writes wonderful fiction stories, he has put together a wonderful collection of stores about the wonderful traditions of our favorite time of the year! This beautiful book is the perfect keepsake to bring out and read form every year with your family. It is also a perfect Christmas ... What I’m Reading: Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas

JC Morrows' Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/7 Michael Taylor wrote: “Stories Behind The Great Traditions Of Christmas” is a great little read on the different parts of Christmas we see around us (tree, lights, mistletoe, etc.) but do not know how they become part of the holiday. At almost 200 pages, the author has included much helpful information about the origins ... Stories Behind The Great Traditions Of Christmas

Michael's Rating:

5 Stars