Whether your Christmas celebration is an affirmation of all that is decent about the holiday season (joy, goodwill to all, Wal-Mart gift cards) or all that is overbearingly rotten (be-happy-or-else, overconsumption, Wal-Mart gift cards), just realize that regardless of what it looks like, you're part of one of the oldest stories known to people-kind. It's a story with roots far deeper than Thomas Nast's jolly tub of lard, the birth of the redeemer of mankind amid manure, and even the Roman feast of Saturnalia, at which, for one day, even... More >>>