Christmas Traditions from the Archbishop of Constantinople to Department Store Parades
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 796 , Segment 1
Episode: Christmas: A Biography
- Dec 22, 2020 7:00 pm
- 28:35 mins
Christmas has had nearly 2000 years of evolving traditions, cultures, and practices. While we all might think our way of celebrating the holiday is the “right” way to do it, there are actually as many differences as you’d expect with 2000 years of history. Guest: Judith Flanders, writer and social historian, primarily focused on Victorian era, author of “Inside the Victorian Home,” “The Invention of Murder,” and, “Christmas: A Biography."