Sol Invictus, the Winter Solstice, and the Origins of Christmas

by Jan van der Crabben December 05, 2011 Uncategorized 0 Comments

Sol Invictus, the Winter Solstice, and the Origins of Christmas

By Steven Hijmans

Mouseion, Number 47 (2003)

Introduction: It is well known that we do not know the exact date of the birth of Jesus Christ. In most churches December… [continue reading]

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