Can commerce and religion go their separate ways this Christmas?

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Article Saints, Feasts, and Seasons

c. 2014 Religion News Service

(RNS) I’ve decided not to worry about the earlier-than-ever start to Christmas commerce this year. Shortly after Halloween, with hardly a nod to Thanksgiving, stores and advertisers began going full-bore on the supposed “Christmas package,” namely, gift-giving, family fun, decorating, and entertaining.