Reclaiming Christmas Authors Offer Ways to Decommercialize and Enrich the Holiday Season
M. S. Mason,, The Christian Science Monitor
NOSTALGIC for the joys of a fulfilling Christmas, many Americans lament the growing commercialism of the season. Caught up in a hectic pace, they seek to simplify their celebrations. But how? Magazines offer helpful hints on organization, decorating, cooking, and gift giving - and all in record time. But Jo Robinson and Jean Coppock Staeheli, the co-authors of "Unplug the Christmas Machine" (Quill/William Morrow, $9), whose first revised edition has just been released, offer more radical solutions to seasonal quagmires and quandaries.
The growing secularization of the society has contributed to the season's growing commercialism, say Ms. Robinson and Ms. Staeheli of …
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Publication information: Article title: Reclaiming Christmas Authors Offer Ways to Decommercialize and Enrich the Holiday Season. Contributors: M. S. Mason, - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: December 1, 1991. Page number: 14. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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