Religion: Christmas Cards

In ancient days all good Romans gave Strenae (New Year's gifts) to their children and friends on the Kalends of January. In later days, after all Christendom had agreed to celebrate on Dec. 25 the birth of their Lord Jesus Christ, many and many such pagan customs were transferred joyously to Christmastide. Today all good folk know that they should ponder reverently that mystery of 1936 years ago. But they may be pagan too, and are; to the profit of many and many a tradesman. Last week in Manhattan there was an exhibition of...

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