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Take the “Christmas Quiz” at Christian History. Ten questions, among them:

Apart from a famously repetitive carol, what do the “twelve days of Christmas” refer to?
Which of the following best describes the origin of the candy cane?
When did Christians first start celebrating Christmas on December 25?
In 614, Persian invaders sacked Jerusalem. Amidst the destruction they wreaked, however, they left the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem intact. Why?

It’s multiple choice, and you get your score at the end. No cheating–that’d be referring to Wikipedia. And submit your results in the combox. Winner will get…

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