Is Christ Still in Christmas?

A recent Pew Research Center survey conducted among 1,503 U.S. adults nationwide November 29 – December 4 shows that our culture is changing its viewpoint about Christmas being a religious holiday. Most responders said that the religious parts of Christmas are emphasized less than they were even five years ago. Only 55 percent say they celebrate Christmas as a religious holiday compared to 59 percent in 2013. Today, 66 percent say they believe Jesus was born to a virgin, down from 73 percent in 2014. Likewise, 68 percent of U.S. adults now say they believe that the wise men were guided by a star and brought gifts for baby Jesus, down from 75 percent. According to the survey, millennials tend to be the least religious of all generations.

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