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SUNDAY, DEC 24, 2006| 12 comments
Bishop: Bureaucrats are writing Christ out of Christmas
A leading Church of England bishop has launched an outspoken attack on "thoughtless bureaucracy and political correctness" for helping to "write Christ out of Christmas".

The Rt Rev Dr Michael Nazir-Ali, the Bishop of Rochester, accuses a small but powerful group of officials of marginalising religious celebrations out of an oversensitivity to multiculturalism.

Writing in The Mail on Sunday, Bishop Nazir-Ali, who was born to Christian parents in Pakistan but comes from a Muslim family background, also appears to call for Christians to maintain their traditions to combat the threat posed by Islamic fundamentalism. ...


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Dan | Tennessee  Find all comments by Dan
Thanks, Joe. Very good video series.
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News Item12/25/06 1:35 AM
Joe` | Calgary, Alberta  Find all comments by Joe`
Watch this interesting video on the origins of Christmas.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gVFm8yFUPo

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News Item12/25/06 12:42 AM
Humbug  Find all comments by Humbug
HUMBUG

Christmas is PAGAN not CHRISTIAN

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News Item12/25/06 12:22 AM
Dan | Tennessee  Find all comments by Dan
Christ does not want to be in Christ-mass. The true Jesus Christ (Who is God) is NOT in it because it is a mixture of holy with very unholy and God hates that. But there is another Jesus (2 Cor 11:4) which is of men’s imaginations who they believe is pleased to be in it. They are believing a lie which is sad.
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News Item12/24/06 11:15 PM
Mike | New York  Find all comments by Mike
To Scrooges everywhere, courtesy of Charles Dickens:

"Oh! But he was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone, Scrooge! a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old sinner! Hard and sharp as flint, from which no steel had ever struck out generous fire; secret, and self-contained, and solitary as an oyster. The cold within him froze his old features, nipped his pointed nose, shrivelled his cheek, stiffened his gait; made his eyes red, his thin lips blue; and spoke out shrewdly in his grating voice. A frosty rime was on his head, and on his eyebrows, and his wiry chin. He carried his own low temperature always about with him; he iced his office in the dog-days; and didn't thaw it one degree at Christmas.'

Merry Christmas, all!

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News Item12/24/06 11:05 PM
Mike | New York  Find all comments by Mike
Luke 2:10:
"And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people."

There's that pesky "all" again.

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News Item12/24/06 10:40 PM
msc  Find all comments by msc
Dan, was Mr. Spurgeon so bold as to denounce Thanksgiving, Independence Day, secular parades and processions, etc ad infinitum? If he wanted to be perfect with his objection to supposed popish festivals(which I know they aren't, unless Whitsun/Pentecost and Christ's birth are Apocryphal), he should also therefore object to such festivals as well, unless he had proof God approved.
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News Item12/24/06 10:25 PM
msc  Find all comments by msc
Are you sure about that, Dan? All depends on how you view this, and you want to side with liberal bureaucrats who want to smother the Chrisitan faith? Nice try, but.............

And Spurgeon says: "We ask concerning every rite and rubric, 'Is this a law of the God of Jacob?' and if it be not clearly so, it is of no authority with us, who walk in Christian liberty."

Ah, sure, liberty for them, but not for those who choose to celebrate Christ's birth....I wonder if he was a bureaucrat also. Me thinks Spurgeon had little care for history, seeing he just labels all as popish festivals. Oh well, I suppose we are all guilty of trying to interpret history our own way. By the way, Whitsuntide(Pentecost and the receiving of the Holy Ghost on that day and subsequently in the Church at any time) is in a very infallible history book: The Holy Bible. Nice try Spurgeon, but........

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News Item12/24/06 8:52 PM
Dan | Tennessee  Find all comments by Dan
Good! Christ does not want to be in Christ-mass anyway. Any kind of mass is an unholy thing.

Spurgeon said "When it can be proved that the observance of Christmas, Whitsuntide, and other Popish festivals was ever instituted by a divine statute, we also will attend to them, but not till then. It is as much our duty to reject the traditions of men, as to observe the ordinances of the Lord. We ask concerning every rite and rubric, 'Is this a law of the God of Jacob?' and if it be not clearly so, it is of no authority with us, who walk in Christian liberty."

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News Item12/24/06 4:41 PM
msc  Find all comments by msc
Hi Jim,
Blessings to you this Christmas. I suppose the bureacrats are already partially "written out" while on holday leave at our expense.
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News Item12/24/06 3:08 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Now there's a good holiday thought, msc.

The BBC really ignores Christmas. Christmas has to mention Christ, because that's is what it is all about. It is only through Christ coming to Earth and then dying for all men's sin, and all men sin and are separated from God because of their sin, that Christmas has any meaning.

One should read such articles as,

http://www.danielpipes.org/blog/568

Oh, need to know more about dhimmitude?

http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0206/west021306.php3

And,

http://michellemalkin.com/archives/004413.htm

It isn't too late to buy someone some cookies or blue cheese made in Denmark.

http://www.sermonaudio.com/sermoninfo.asp?currSection=sermonssource&sermonID=12110211144

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News Item12/24/06 2:19 PM
msc  Find all comments by msc
Good for this bishop. His cause is justified. Perhaps the bureaucrats need to be written out.
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