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Re: Winter solstice

I hope I do not sound too sacrilegious, but wasn't Jesus' step-father a 
carpenter? So why no crib?

SusanG1400@aol.com wrote:

>In a message dated 12/19/2002 9:28:27 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
>labehotiere@wanadoo.fr writes:
>>"I would like to know what other cultures do at solstice."
>>One thing another culture at the WINTER solstice is to celebrate the birth 
>>of Christ.  No one knows when that is supposed to have taken place.  
>>However, the Bible states that shepherds at the time were attending their 
>>flocks.  In and around Bethlehem, however, flocks at the end of December 
>>were penned up in caves----caves that initially were houses and then had 

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