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 â€śirrelevantâ€ť to their Christmas, compared with 51 percent who believe His birth is relevant.
There were clear differences in the significance attached to Christâ€™s 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....