Episode 140: Christmas trees, eggnog and other baubles

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More on Nick’s book and we discuss why Christians assume that Christmas trees, holly, ivy and general greenery are somehow pagan. Would Christmas olive trees feel they were more spiritual? Are flower arrangers really engaging in an ancient Christian practice? Also, we explore compulsive certainty, whether you can have a Christianity that doesn’t believe in the supernatural, and the crucial question of the day: where does eggnog come from?