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Ever wonder why we celebrate Christmas the way we do. Why do we give gifts, hang mistletoe, decorate Christmas trees? How did Santa, Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, and The Nutcracker become Christmas traditions? Learn the origins of these and many other Christmas traditions on this single DVD the whole family will enjoy.
This Christmas experience the music and majesty of the season as seen through the heart of a child.
Why do we celebrate Christmas on December 25? How did Saint Nicholas become Santa Claus? Why do we have Christmas trees? Charting Christmas provides answers to these questions and many more as it explores the history of Christmas.
This issue of Christian History magazine explores Christmas traditions throughout the ages.
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Christian History Magazine featuring the Virgin Mary.
CD-ROM includes PDF text only of Christian History & Biography Magazine Issues 1 through 120.
From the producers of The Road to Emmaus comes an exciting new biblical drama: Come Follow Me dramatizes the relationship between Jesus and the Apostle Peter. From the day Peter heard Jesus call his name to the post-resurrection conversation in which Jesus charges Peter to “feed my sheep,” this short film beautifully illustrates Peter's transformation from fearful denier to the bold leader of the early church. This program is also a way to introduce friends to the gospel message. Starring Bruce Marchiano as Jesus and Emilio Doorgasingh as Peter.
The third in the History of Christian Worship series. The Feast explores the significance of the Lord's Supper or Eucharist in worship.
This production sweeps us inexorably through the 'greatest story ever told,' from Jesus' birth in Bethlehem to His triumphant ascension on the Mount of Olives.
Children of all ages will enjoy this tale of the origin of the Christmas tree. Set in Germany in the early 16th century, Martin and the Heavenly Tree whimsically tells the story of the imaginative young boy who brought an evergreen inside for the Christmas celebration.
Discover the secrets of Irish Monks as host Rainer Walde goes on the trail of Celtic Saints.
He’s been shrouded in myth for centuries, but who is the real Saint Patrick of Ireland? This DVD explores the true story behind the legends and inspects the life of a real man who most likely lived in the 5th century.
Everybody knows the story of Santa Claus, the red–suited figure who lives at the North Pole and distributes gifts to good children every Christmas eve. But is there any historical evidence on which this jolly old character is based? Was there a real Santa Claus? To answer that question, host Mark Wilson, a distinguished historian and archeologist travels not to the North Pole but to modern day Turkey and Italy. There he uncovers clues that lead to the truth about the man behind the legend.
Saints and Strangers addresses religious influences from the time of the Mayflower to the Great Awakening, from Plymouth Rock to the War of Independence. It examines the groups of the faithful who were crucial influences during the colonial period — the Church of England, the Puritans, Baptist, Quakers, and others.
This book offers a major story for each day of the year and numerous brief entries -- 366 compelling events in the history of the church.
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