Who banned Christmas 1647 – 1660? Why did they ban it?
Puritanists banned Christmas 1647 – 1660 through English parliament.
They banned Christmas because they mistakenly believed in disinformation against Christmas.
|Christmas is unbiblical.||Christmas is biblical.|
|Anything similar to Catholicism is bad.||Catholicism has good and bad sides. Just filter it.|
|Any bad things in Christmas day resulted from Christmas. Remove Christmas = remove bad things.||Bad things in Christmas day should be categorized into Anti-Christmas tradition, instead of Christmas tradition.
Remove Anti-Christmas tradition, keep Christmas tradition (such as pray, reading and meditating Gospel, singing Christmas songs of Jesus) and supplementary tradition which is not in the opposition against Bible.
|Christmas originated in Saturnalia.||Saturnalia was held in December 16-18, not December 25. Christmas did not originate in Saturnalia.|
|Christmas originated in Winter Solstice, birth of the Sun||Winter Solstice in 1-5 AD centuries fell on December 19-23, not December 25. Christmas did not originate in Winter Solstice.|
|Christmas tree originated in pagan||Christmas tree is a kid toy, an amusing object. It originated in Paradise Play depicting Adam and Eve.|
|Green is symbol of paganism||Green is a symbol taken from Gospel, a biblical color symbolizing welcoming the king Jesus.|
|Santa Claus is pagan god.||Santa Clause originated in St. Nicholas, bishop of Myra, Turkey, in 4 AD century.|