Thursday, 07 December 2006
What is this - Christmas?
The word Christmas comes from the words Cristes maesse, or "Christ's Mass". Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus for members of the Christian religion. Most historians peg the first celebration of Christmas to Rome in 336 A.D.
Muslims Celebrating Christmas - Is This Possible?
While you may find this strange, we have received letters asking about the permissibility of allowing Muslim children and adults to join along Christians in celebrating Christmas; giving gifts, decorating their homes, lighting candles, putting up Christmas trees and lights and greeting each other with "Merry Christmas."
No candles?, No Christmas tree, No sleigh?, No reindeer?, No mistletoe?, No bells?, No elves?, No stockings by the chimney?, No Christmas Carols, & NO SANTA CLAUS?
Let us consider some important facts about this occassion and what it really means:
Christmas - For Muslims??
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