Religion: Christmas? What’s That?

For behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be untoall people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David aSaviour, which is Christ the Lord.

From various newspaper and magazine ads current last week:

¶ “His Merry Christmas grows on the B.V.D. tree!”

¶ “A brilliant new star in the perfume world . . . to wear it is tobe—Divine.”

¶ “SUBTLE BLASPHEMIES IN SILVER—If you’d rather die thangive something dull, the schizophrenic stuff we call jewelry will saveyour worthless life . . . Don’t risk a crestfallen Christmas . . .”

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