10 Common Misconceptions About The Christmas Holiday

Using “Xmas” Is OK

Christians that claim using the abbreviated “Xmas” is disrespectful actually doesn’t know the history behind it. The word “Christ” in Greek begins with the letter “X,” which led to its abbreviation usage.

Singing Christmas Songs Fine In Public Schools

Due to ongoing debates with the separation of church and state in the US, some people believe that singing religious Christmas songs can’t be done in public schools, similar to prayer. There is nothing that specifically states that it can’t be done in the Constitution, and there have been no added amendments to clarify it and no rulings handed down by the Supreme Court.