Half of Britons Say Jesus' Birth Is Relevant to Their Christmas
New research out from the London-based theology think tank Theos reveals the extent to which British society is divided over the meaning of Christmas.
A ComRes poll of 1,000 adults for the think tank found that just under half (46 percent) agreed with the statement that the birth of Jesus is ‚Äúirrelevant‚ÄĚ to their Christmas, compared with 51 percent who believe His birth is relevant.
There were clear differences in the significance attached to Christ‚Äôs birth among the nations, sexes and ages.
Scottish people were most likely to disagree with the statement (65 percent), compared with a Great Britain average of 51 percent....