Christmas: Oh Come, Oh Come Emmanuel?

Sadly so true today

JONATHAN TURLEY

By Mark Esposito, Guest Blogger

beatitudesThe enduring icon of the Christian tradition is the birth of a world savior under inauspicious circumstances who rises to great heights only to meet a tragic fall but in doing so achieves ultimate and everlasting victory. Our Christmas holiday for all its secular permutations and protestations remains explicitly religious and serves as a life marker for a vast number of the population. So  it’s worth thinking about how a Jesus figure would actually be received today by those self-professed religious if he decided to make a return visit.

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