Is Christmas Radical?

While the story of Jesus’ birth among the outcast laid the foundation for Christian opposition to empire, it has as often been used as an affirmation of those powers. Can Christmas really be “reclaimed” as radical?

Dorothee Sölle’s Rediscovery of Christmas

“That the pax Christi was intended precisely for those who could expect nothing from the pax romana gave me a new key to the Christmas narrative and to the whole New Testament”