A Rhapsode of Romanity Sings of Christmas

A woman poses in front of newly illuminated Christmas tree at central Syntagma square in Athens, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

The holidays always serve as a prime opportunity to reflect on our collective mode of existence, hierarchy of values, and distinctive cultural traits that give unique meaning and quality to these special moments. Despite the post-modern push by the thought police to steamroll traditional holidays and dilute their meaning, Pascha and Christmas continue to represent a singular lens in which to view the world Christocentrically. As such, they continue to constitute an integral part of Hellenism, despite the best efforts …

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