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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?
>In a message dated 12/19/2002 9:28:27 AM Eastern Standard Time,
>>"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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