Season 2: American Christmas, Debated

Happy holidays from Hope & Heresy! In our season 2 finale, Reverend Peggy and Reverend Sarah discuss the complexities of Christmas celebrations in the United States for liberal religious people. Looking at the original Scriptural source material for the Christmas story, forces that shaped this mythology over time, and the way the holiday is interpreted by American families today, this episode offers a fresh take on the big question of crafting a Christmas celebration that is both true to the meaning of the holiday and inclusive of people from many different backgrounds. This episode is also available on YouTube at https://youtu.be/0Zk3Rb1c9h4. Write back to us at podcast@ccny.org.

Happy holidays from Hope & Heresy! 

In our season 2 finale, Reverend Peggy and Reverend Sarah discuss the complexities of Christmas celebrations in the United States for liberal religious people. Looking at the original Scriptural source material for the Christmas story, forces that shaped this mythology over time, and the way the holiday is interpreted by American families today, this episode offers a fresh take on the big question of crafting a Christmas celebration that is both true to the meaning of the holiday and inclusive of people from many different backgrounds.

This episode is also available on YouTube at https://youtu.be/0Zk3Rb1c9h4. Write back to us at podcast@ccny.org. 
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