Taking Christmas seriously but not literally - Julian Baggini

Taking Christmas seriously but not literally - Julian Baggini

The spirit of Christmas doesn’t have to be Christian - Julian Baggini

Writing in The Guardian, Julian Baggini, one of the speakers at our June Conference ​- ‘Religion and Atheism - Beyond the Divide?’ Saturday 8 June 2019 -

You needn’t take the Gospels as gospel: sharing in a collective celebration can be more important than what is being shared - A look east could help those who value Christianity but who cannot take the Gospels as gospel. It offers a means of wholeheartedly embracing a Christian Christmas without having to believe in preposterous fairytales. That could mean seeing it as a way to acknowledge your belonging to a culture and tradition that has been celebrating the festival for centuries without necessarily going along with absolutely everything that entails

Find out more about our day conference  ‘Religion and Atheism - Beyond the Divide?’ Saturday 8 June 2019 here _

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