Don’t miss Memoria Press’ Christmas article “A Christmas Fairy Tale“:
There are people who believe that the story at the center of Christmas—that a virgin conceived and bore the Son of God—is a myth or a fairy tale. And they are right. It is.
In his book The Everlasting Man, G. K. Chesterton points out that the ancients (at least those who were not privy to divine revelation) employed two approaches to reality: The first was reason, and the second was imagination. The tradition of reason produced philosophy and history, and the tradition of imagination produced myths and fairy tales.
Both were attempts to approach truth … It was only Christianity that ultimately brought them together.
Read the rest here.