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An Atheist Celebrates Christmas

How does and Christian-turned-atheist celebrate Christmas?

Advent Is One of Many Religious Paradoxes

On December 4, the second Sunday of Advent, the pastor of my congregation reminded us that this season is traditionally considered “a little Lent,” a time for penitence and lamentation. It is also a time of joyous expectation, as we look ahead to the birth of Jesus. This is certainly a paradox. We are asked to be simultaneously sorrowful and happy.

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