An Evolution

Have you ever wondered how St. Nicolas morphed into Santa Claus and then into a spokesperson?

Fr. Dwight Longenecker tells the interesting story here:

Whatever Happened To St. Nicholas?

“How did the fourth century heretic slapping bishop from Southern Turkey wind up being a fat, Coco Cola swigging American Elf?”

I take no credit for the article that I found on Fr. Longenecker’s Blog, that I linked to above.  It is his work, not mine.


About Ray V.

Living between Aiken & Charleston,, South Carolina, USA, I like to share what I am looking at, thinking about or listening to. I refer to this as the view out my window. Thanks for stopping by.
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2 Responses to An Evolution

  1. Jim Borden says:

    that was a fun read. It was interesting to see the Pennsylvania Dutch mentioned as part of the link…


  2. lulu says:

    Thanks for sharing the article which informed of some things I didn’t know.

    Liked by 1 person

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