December 6
December 6

December sixth, The Modern Look and Lore of Santa Claus (1863). Universalist Thomas Nast produced over seventy illustrations of Santa. It is from Nast that the world first learned of Santa's red suit, that he gives coal if you're naughty, and even that Santa, as a world citizen, belonging to no single country, lives at the North Pole.

By Rev. R. Y. Roberts

About the Author

  • Ralph is one of the creators of the Montessori-inspired curriculum Spirit Play, which is used by hundreds of UU churches across the us and canada. As an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister of Religious Education, Ralph led what had been one of the largest children and youth...

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