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Christmas In Australia: The Origins of Our Traditions, Customs and Beliefs

ByBruce Wilson

Celebrating Christmas is a wonderful time of year. It is an important religious event in the lives of Christians and in the Western World, it is an important family occasion. Not everyone, however, knows the origin of this celebration or how and why many of its customs and traditions originated. What is the real Christmas story? Why do we put up a tree at Christmas? What is the origin of the tinsel that we use to decorate the tree? When was Jesus really born? What is the origin of Boxing Day? Which country first issued Christmas stamps, Why does Santa Claus wear a red suit? This book has the answers to these questions and dozens more. This book has a particular focus on the way in which we celebrate Christmas in Australia. but the background to the major customs and traditions of Christmas are relevant to people anywhere around the world.

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Publication Date
Nov 22, 2014
Language
English
ISBN
9781326092818
Category
Reference
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Bruce Wilson

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Format
EPUB

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