Santa Claus: Defender of the Faith?
Santa is nearly inescapable this time of year. He’s in the mall. He’s giving away Coca-Cola and selling cars on TV. And he is even on street corners collecting money for the Salvation Army. Santa is really busy! Santa also seems to find himself in the midst of cultural collision as secularists seeks to parcel out how Christmas can be celebrated without the “Christ” part in the mix, and for many, Santa Clause is a figure who has come to be considered safely secular. But is Santa safe for secularists? Did someone come up with the story of Santa just distract people from the true reason for the season? And what should parents say about Santa?
Posted on 12/02/16