Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas

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Thorndike Press, 2005 - Religion - 282 pages
17 Reviews
The fascinating stories and origins behind Christmas traditions such as the colors of red and green, the Christmas tree, caroling, nativity scenes, the Yule log, gift-giving, stockings, advent wreaths, mistletoe, and holly.

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Review: Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas

User Review  - Dichotomy Girl - Goodreads

DNF at about 20%. Christmas is over, and I no longer seem to care. Maybe I'll pick this up again next December. Read full review

Review: Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas

User Review  - Rob Coyle - Goodreads

Great book. Short chapters covering the origins of the many traditions of Christmas. Read full review

About the author (2005)

Ace Collins is the writer of more than sixty books, including several bestsellers: Stories behind the Best-Loved Songs of Christmas, Stories behind the Great Traditions of Christmas, The Cathedrals, and Lassie: A Dog's Life. Based in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, He continues to publish several new titles each year, including a series of novels, the first of which is Farraday Road. Ace has appeared on scores of television shows, including CBS This Morning, NBC Nightly News, CNN, Good Morning America, MSNBC, and Entertainment Tonight.

Clint Hansen lives in his hometown of Audubon, Iowa.

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