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My Kids Want to Celebrate Christmas - About Islam

My Kids Want to Celebrate Christmas

In this counseling answer: “When refusing a child’s request, the main mistake many parents make is that they refuse it without offering something in its place. So, the point here is to explain to the children that we do not celebrate Xmasjust like many other peopleand explain why. By this way, they won’t feel isolated. …


I Don’t Celebrate Christmas, I’m Not “Old Scrooge”

The story of a Christmas Carol has been told and retold thousands of times since it was first published by Charles Dickens in 1843. It tells the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly, old man who wants nothing to do with Christmas or anything associated with it, and who shows discontent to anyone who does. …

What Do Muslims Do When Santa Comes?

What Do Muslims Do When Santa Comes?

Muslims living in the west are faced with the question of what to do when they are asked to participate in Christmas celebrations, gift giving, and parties. On the one hand, they have a shared reverence for Jesus Christ. Muslims honor him and they value everything that he bought as the next to the last …

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“Mommy There’s a “Holiday” Tree in My School!”

As the holidays approach, so too does a sense of disquiet about celebrating Christmas in public schools. Some feel that their ability to even use the word “Christmas” has been muted and they have been rendered invisible due to “political correctness”. Gone are the Christmas concerts and Christmas carols of the past. Instead, some feel …

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