Results for - Christmas - Pagan origins?
1,755 voters participated in this survey
1. I recently found out that Christmas has pagan origins that date beyond the birth of Christ and therefore is not really a Christian holiday. Were you aware of this?
I do not celebrate Christmas.
2. Did you know that the majority of Christmas traditions, such as decorating a tree with lights and round ornaments, originated as an act of worship of pagan sun gods? Does knowing this bother you, if you consider yourself a Christian?
I knew this, and I do not celebrate Christmas/never celebrated it because of this.
I did not know, and it does not concern me.
I did not know, and it upsets me and/or makes me want to find out more.
I knew this, but it does not bother or upset me and I still celebrate Christmas.
I have never celebrated Christmas.
Other or N/A
3. If you celebrate Christmas, do you also consider yourself a Christian?
I am a Christian, and I celebrate Christmas.
I am a Christian, but I do not celebrate Christmas.
I celebrate Christmas, but I am not a Christian.
I am neither a Christian, nor do I celebrate Christmas.
Other or N/A
4. Do you think it is acceptable for Christians who are not Jewish to celebrate Hannukah rather than Christmas?
5. Did you know that the Holy Bible commands against decorating a tree in Jeremiah 10:2-4 ("Thus saith the Lord, Learn not the way of the heathen, and be not dismayed at the signs of heaven; for the heathen are dismayed at them. For the customs of the people are vain: for one cutteth a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman, with the axe. They deck it with silver and with gold; they fasten it with nails and with hammers, that it move not.")? What do you think about it?
I was not aware, and I am unsure what to think.
I am aware, but I do not fully understand the meaning of the passages.
I am aware and do not celebrate Christmas (because of this, or other reasons).
Undecided/I think it may have a different meaning.
I do not care either way/I do not read the Bible.
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