n HTS : Theological Studies - The origins of Christmas, J.F. Kelly : book review

Volume 62, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0259-9422
  • E-ISSN: 2072-8050



Extracted from text ... Boekbesprekings / Book Reviews Kelly, J F 2004 - The origins of Christmas Publishers: Liturgical Press. 145 pp. Price: Unknown Reviewer: Dr Sanrie de Beer (Pretoria) Christmas is such a part of our lives that a time when it was not celebrated, is hardly imaginable. Easter and Christmas are the two most important feasts celebrated in Christianity. Joseph F Kelly aims to give a brief, readable account of how the Christmas celebration began. In the preface Kelly states his aim as wanting to write the "rest of the history of Christmas and hope this book will get the project off ..

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