Archbishop Robert Duncan has released a pastoral letter commenting on the disruption in the Anglican Mission in the Americas (AMiA) and the Church of Rwanda.
William J. Tighe, in Touchstone, argues that the date of Christmas is original to Christians (and not an appropriation of Germanic pagan solstice rituals).
Collin Hansen has a note on the Gospel Coalition blog exploring “Bad Art and the Tortured Beauty of the Cross.”
Frederick Schmidt reminds his reader over at Patheos to remember the purpose of Christmas.
Finally, just for fun, the trailer for the (2nd) greatest story ever told, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, has just been released.