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2 edition of Towards Christmas. found in the catalog.

Towards Christmas.

Edmund Flood

Towards Christmas.

by Edmund Flood

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Published by Ealing Abbey in [London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Advent.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLiving parish pamphlets
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21 p. --
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20797803M

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Towards the Origins of Christmas addresses both the contemporary Western celebration of Christmas, and its deep historical roots in the church of the fourth century. The book presents a thorough investigation of the patristic texts and evidence cited by liturgical scholars in the late 19th and 20th centuries to support two main theories: the 3/5(2).

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Scrooge's attitude towards Christmas was of "disinterest" and possible even "hate". In his own words, he defined it as "HUMBUG!" and said that it was a waste of money. He didn't see the idea of. The Phantom moved away as it had come towards him.

Scrooge followed in the shadow of its dress, which bore him up, he thought, and carried him along. They scarcely seemed to enter the city; for the city rather seemed to spring up about them, and encompass them of its own act.

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