Christmas in Iran

Christmas in Iran is known as the Little Feast, Easter being known as the Great Feast. For the first twenty-five days of December, a great fast is observed, during which no meat, eggs, milk, or cheese is eaten. It is a time of peace and meditation; a time for attending services at the church. But…

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Christmas in Bethlehem

In Bethlehem for Christmas! Who has not longed to spend one Nativity season here, where still “the silent stars go by”? Frosty winter skies set Judean stars atremble-celestial tapers lighted for the Feast of Lights. The same stars which startled Judean shepherds as they watched their shaggy flocks down in the Field of Boaz and…

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