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The real reason Christmas is December 25

Eric Erickson explains the roots of December 25 as the traditional celebration of Christmas, using exactly the explanation I teach in my classes.

Spoiler alert: It has nothing to do with paganism.

Source: ERICKSON: Why December Twenty-Fifth? | Daily Wire

Scott Aniol

About Scott Aniol

Scott Aniol is the founder and Executive Director of Religious Affections Ministries. He is Chair of the Worship Ministry Department at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he teaches courses in ministry, worship, hymnology, aesthetics, culture, and philosophy. He is the author of Worship in Song: A Biblical Approach to Music and Worship, Sound Worship: A Guide to Making Musical Choices in a Noisy World, and By the Waters of Babylon: Worship in a Post-Christian Culture, and speaks around the country in churches and conferences. He is an elder in his church in Fort Worth, TX where he resides with his wife and four children. Views posted here are his own and not necessarily those of his employer.

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