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Historian examines how the holiday exists at the intersection of the sacred, secular and profane

Historian examines how the holiday exists at the intersection of the sacred, secular and profane

PHOTO SLIDESHOW Is Christmas sacred or secular? Pagan or Christian? Private or public? A commercial event or a season of hope and possibility? Every winter, Americans debate the questions that surround their most celebrated and controversial holiday. And every year, senior lecturer of history Penne L. Restad, finds herself fielding media requests to settle the…   » Continue Reading