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Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas (Signed Book)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

15 out of 28 people found this review helpful.

sara is great....the book is excellent....this is it

sara is great....the book is excellent....this is it

posted by ALSNY on November 15, 2013

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15 out of 42 people found this review helpful.

Consistently well thought out manipulations, compounded with fea

Consistently well thought out manipulations, compounded with fear mongering and outright untruths. "An angry atheist with a lawyer is one of the most powerful persons in America." ~ from this book. Americans are not being told who to pray to, where they can pr...
Consistently well thought out manipulations, compounded with fear mongering and outright untruths. "An angry atheist with a lawyer is one of the most powerful persons in America." ~ from this book. Americans are not being told who to pray to, where they can pray, or how. The problem with the premise of this book is that it seems to claim the religious rights of Christians are under assault, but pays no attention to the fact that other religions exist in America, and they are protected from intrusion upon their beliefs as well. Public displays of religion using public funding are not allowed from any religion or sect, not just Christians. "Walgreens’ 24-page nationwide circular used the word holiday 36 times without one mention of Christmas." ~ from this book. If the followers of Sarah Palin want Walgreen's to use the word "Christmas", follow their mantra, use your wallet vote. Persecution of others may be as simple as erecting any religious edifice on public ground, but on private property it is not and cannot be legislated against. This book confuses the issue of public and private so much that the only logical conclusion is that the Author wants her readers to believe that America is a Christian nation in formation, something the framers of the Constitution were vocal against. "To the corruptions of Christianity I am indeed opposed; but not to the genuine precepts of Jesus himself." -Thomas Jefferson, 1803 Recommended related reading: "The Jefferson Bible" by Thomas Jefferson.

posted by American_Veteran on November 13, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 17, 2013

    Have not read this yet, won't until it's $ 1 at Dollar Tree.....

    Have not read this yet, won't until it's $ 1 at Dollar Tree.....

    5 out of 20 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 2013

    I am so glad that I read this wonderful book. Yes, I understa

    I am so glad that I read this wonderful book. Yes, I understand what Christmas is all about and yes, I do understand that the attack against it are greater than ever before. That which we are not willing to fight for will be taken from us. This year as our family goes about our festivities for Christmas we will also stand up and fight for the honor of this holiday that is meant to save mankind. Guess that is why there is so much hostility towards it. As in the days of Noah there were those that were the naysayers about the impending doom yet went about their business like nothing would change.....

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2014

    I don't know that there exists

    any "war" against christmas. I got this for a christmas gift and didn't realize how political it was. This fabricated "war against christmas" seems to me to come from a bad place itself.

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