Tradition Tag Archive


The Epiphany star: still shining after all these years

(10 minute read)
Joseph Evans sees the star which, tradition has it, guided the Wise Men to Jesus as an ancient form of the internet. And he argues that, two millennia on, the tale continues to be relevant for believers and unbelievers alike.

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Art & CultureCOVID-19Family


Ida Nieves remembers the Latino Christmases of her childhood. As 2020’s celebrations loom, she wishes Bendiciones to all but already misses the hugs!

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Art & CultureHistoryThought-provoking

The making of the great British Christmas

(8 minute read)
The feast described in carols and schmaltzy TV adverts is a complicated patchwork of cultures constantly evolving, as Adam Brocklehurst reveals.

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