Christmas and the Spirit of Survival
Dec. 21, 1952
Dec. 21, 1952. Running time: 29:20. Thurman briefly reviews the historicity of the nativity of Jesus Christ and the eastern and western traditions surrounding the dates on which the birth of Jesus Christ is celebrated. The nativity of Jesus Christ is a myth in the sense that it provides an explanation for the timeless questions of the human spirit concerning the origin and destiny of humanity. Ultimately, Thurman affirms his belief in the story of Christmas and the meaning of Christmas.