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THREE MINUTES WITH THE SAINTS

The Surprising Origin of Our Christmas Nativity Scenes

It was started by a saint you already know

Photo by Batang Latagaw on Unsplash

Along with the Christmas tree, one of the most common and enduring Christmas traditions around the world is the Nativity scene (or crèche). You will find them in churches, homes, businesses, outdoor lawn displays, and even…

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Paul Combs

Paul Combs

Writer, bookseller, would-be roadie for the E Street Band. My ultimate goal is to make books as popular in Texas as high school football...it may take a while.