The Christmas Virtues

The Christmas Virtues

A Treasury of Conservative Tales for the Holidays

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In the midst of PC police, low-budget holiday movies, and mandatory in-law time, the only “Christmas spirit” on many minds is the spirit that comes in a flask.
Enter The Christmas Virtues. Harried humbug or Santa sensationalist, you’ll enjoy this collection of the good, bad, and ugly of the holidays. Twenty writers—many from the all-star cast of The Seven Deadly Virtues andThe Dadly Virtues—have convened to deliver a reason to celebrate the season. So sit back and enjoy the following tales by your favorite authors:
  • Rob Long’s “The Christmas Spirit: Scrooge Wasn’t All Wrong.” Or, “The Three Ghosts Visit Us All, Eventually.”
  • P. J. O’Rourke’s “The Commercialization of Christmas: God Moves (The Merchandise) in Mysterious Ways.”
  • Andrew Ferguson’s “Why Do We like Christmas Songs That Aren’t about Christmas?”
  • Matt Labash’s “Home for the Holidays: The Trials and Tribulations of Family.”
  • Stephen F. Hayes’ “Kids and the Wonder of Christmas Morning: What Christmas Is—Or Should Be—For Children.”
  • Toby Young’s “A Very Socialist Christmas: Holidays Past and Present”
  • Jonah Goldberg’s “The War on Christmas: It’s Real, and It’s Spectacular.”
  • Christopher Buckley’s “Saint Joseph: The Forgotten ‘Father Christmas.’”
  • Kirsten Powers’, “Christmas with Jesus: How Different It Is.”
  • And More


Publisher: West Conshohocken, PA : Templeton Press, [2015]
ISBN: 9781599475059
1599475057
Branch Call Number: 810.8 C464, C4641
Characteristics: xiii, 203 pages ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Last, Jonathan V. 1974-

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