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  1. It's Still Christmas in ArmeniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Groong

    The New Year marks the end of the holiday season in the United States, but in Armenia they are just getting started. There, first comes the New Year, then comes Christmas.


  2. The CBC Must Go Completely Ad-Free by Wade RowlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 |

    A visit to Lyon last month got me thinking about how dominant religions absorb and erase competing rites and traditions. France's second city has been an important focus of Catholicism from the first century onward, but before that Lyon was a centre of worship of the Roman god Mithra.


  3. Government meetings begin with prayer. Should they? Or should they be more diverse?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | The Wichita Eagle

    The prayer was for brotherhood, peace, courage and guidance - not dissimilar from the dozens of other prayers given before Sedgwick County Commission meetings this year. There was one key difference, however: The prayer was given by a Jewish rabbi, the only non-Christian to have led the county commission invocation in 2017.


  4. How pagans viewed Christian charityRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 2 | Acton Institute

    Every year's end means that people of faith will be deluged with two things: wishes for a happy new year and appeals for charities of every conceivable variety. Americans gave $390 billion to charity in 2016, nearly one-third of it in the month of December.


  5. Rise of the PhoenixRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 1 |

    It has always seemed to me possible, and even probable, that there would be a resurrection of Islam and that our sons or our grandsons would see the renewal of that tremendous struggle between the Christian culture and what has been for more than a thousand years its greatest opponent. So writes Belloc, as published in 1938.


  6. Travel: Go monastery-hopping in ArmeniaRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 31 | Groong

    Armenia's culture is deeply rooted in religion, and it's something that forms a major part of the people's lives. It's no surprise that the country's major tourist attractions are its beautiful stone monasteries.


  7. King-Slapping, Devil-Dressing, and Avoiding Blondes: The Crazy Ways...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 30 |

    For the past 4000 years the New Year, though celebrated at different points in the calendar, has been a constant cause of soul-searching, raucous behavior, and superstition. It's the end of 2017 and as we celebrate another lap of the earth's journey around the sun we also plan to start new chapters, make resolutions, and, of course, throw kick-ass parties.


  8. Hogmanay and a bit of witchcraft at the InnRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 30 | Falkirk Herald

    Far removed from all the town centre hubbub, one enterprising local country pub is promising a Hogmanay to remember tomorrow night. The Avonside Inn in Avonbridge is staging a ticket only event, with no admission without a ticket after 8pm - and a full house seems likely.


  9. Something Wild: Why We Deck Our HallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 29 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    O Tannenbaum is a song often heard this time of year, and it signals a deeper arborphilia within our culture. Modern Yuletide rituals abound with trees.


  10. With an eye to Trump and Netanyahu, Israeli university takes on 'fake news'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 29 | The Times of Israel

    As politicians disseminate more and more misinformation while discrediting and bypassing the media, University of Haifa hopes to help students 'analyze and understand reality' US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold a joint press conference in the White House in Washington, DC, February 15, 2017. moment during a welcoming ceremony for US President Donald Trump upon his arrival in Israel earlier this year, Sara Netanyahu, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife, revealed to First Lady Melania Trump what she believed would bring two couples together during the three-day trip and beyond.


  11. How people celebrate New Year's Eve in 20 countries around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | Silicon Alley Insider

    New Year's Eve is a practically universal holiday that's often celebrated with fireworks, parties, and a toast to a happy and healthy year to come. But different countries around the world ring in the New Year with unique cultural traditions.


  12. Letters, Camden Herald, Jan. 4, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | Herald Gazette

    We ended the old year in a raw kind of way, with freezing temperatures but little of the seriously dangerous wind chill that had been predicted, if only because we did not have very much wind. But as I passed by Harbor Square Gallery on Main Street the morning of the above, it was plain to all who have eyes to see that the Evil Dark Penguin on the top of the building was breathing out severely frosty air.


  13. How Edinburgh became the world capital of HogmanayRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 28 |

    Sorry, we're having problems with our video player at the moment, but are working to fix it as soon as we can Whichever time zone you find yourself in when the clock strikes midnight on December 31, you'll almost certainly join the rest of the world in raising a glass to the New Year. Undoubtedly the best and arguably the most famous New Year celebration in the world happens in Edinburgh, where the traditional Hogmanay street party attracts around tens of thousands of revellers each year.


  14. Biblical Archaeology's Top 10 Discoveries of 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | Christianity Today

    Each year, on an almost daily basis, archaeological discoveries help us better understand the Bible and affirm its details about people, events, and culture. Below are the top excavation findings reported in 2017 which have increased our knowledge of the biblical world and the early history of Christianity.


  15. Herea s a poem to ponder during the 12 days of ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Redlands Daily Facts

    A great many of us have our favorite poems. For me, it is the Iliad of Homer, a topic that creeps into these articles not infrequently.


  16. 'I won't be home for Christmas': Kiwi expats share their festive plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 |

    December in London: fog-breathers rushing by with armloads of gifts; Christmas lights reflected in shop windows, in puddles of frozen urine in doorways, and in the eyes of a man who's just told his heavily pregnant wife to "stop being so stressy". He's dead now.


  17. The difference Christmas makesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. Are we there yet? The eternal cry from the back seat could apply just as well to the rush before Christmas as it does to the long, hot drive to the holidays that follow.


  18. The weird truth behind your favourite Christmas traditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 | Metro

    These include everything from the customs we picked up from our parents as children and continue to recreate, to the strange little rituals we build as adults and repeat every year. There are some traditions that are incredibly common in the UK, which even if you don't practice yourself you're probably aware of.


  19. Druids gather at Avebury and Stonehenge for winter solsticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 | This is Wiltshire

    The peaceful ceremony was visited by druids, pagans and curious visitors as mead was passed around and a circle was made just moments after the sun rose at around 8.22am. Druid Terry Dobney said: "I don't know why anyone would be offended by what we do here but I have been screamed at over the years.


  20. The Infliction of Pain and the Will of GodRead the original story

    Friday Dec 22 | Laudator Temporis Acti

    "A peculiar anthologic maze, an amusing literary chaos, a farrago of quotations, a mere olla podrida of quaintness, a pot pourri of pleasant delites , a florilegium of elegant extracts, a tangled fardel of old-world flowers of thought, a faggot of odd fancies, quips, facetiae , loosely tied" by a "laudator temporis acti," a "praiser of time past" . Ramsay MacMullen, Changes in the Roman Empire: Essays in the Ordinary , p.