The Resource Stories behind the great traditions of Christmas, (ebook)

Stories behind the great traditions of Christmas, (ebook)

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Stories behind the great traditions of Christmas
Title
Stories behind the great traditions of Christmas
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Language
eng
Summary
The cheer of a crackling hearth fire. Colorful cards from friends and loved ones. An evergreen tree festooned with ornaments. The golden traditions of Christmas-gifts, wreaths, stockings, carols, mistletoe, and more-infuse our celebration of the season with meaning and glowing memories. And, in ways you may not realize, they point us to the birth of Christ. Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas reveals the people, places, and events that shaped the best-loved customs of this merriest of holidays. Here are spiritual insights, true-life tales, and captivating legends to intrigue you and your family and bring new luster and depth to your celebration of Jesus' birth. Discover how - After eighteen centuries of all but ignoring the event, churches began to open the door for believers to commemorate Jesus' incarnation. - The evergreen tree, once a central theme in the worship practices of pagan cultures, came to represent the everlasting love of God. - The magi's three gifts-gold, frankincense, and myrrh-are filled with spiritual symbolism. The traditions of Christmas lend beauty, awe, and hope to the holiday, causing people all over the world to anticipate it with joy. The stories in this book will warm your heart as you rediscover the true and eternal significance of Christmas
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Collins, Ace
Dewey number
394.2663
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Hansen, Clint
  • hoopla digital
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  • Christmas
  • Christmas decorations
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Stories behind the great traditions of Christmas, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780310873884
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT11920957
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remote
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11920957
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MWT11920957
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Stories behind the great traditions of Christmas, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780310873884
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11920957
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11920957
System control number
MWT11920957
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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