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James Carroll

Christ and the Grand Inquisitor

By James Carroll
December 24, 2007

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IN THIS religiously contentious season, it is difficult to think aloud about Christmas as an event of more than commercial significance. The spiritual assertions of Christians, whether intentionally or not, can seem an imposition. Christianity has had such dominance in the West that its adherents often miss how alienating its observances can be to others. Yet Christmas, whatever else it ... (Full article: 761 words)

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