It's in the Cards: Embracing the Sacred Ambivalence of Interfaith Holiday Greetings
Publication Date: July 2009
Author(s): Bradley Hirschfield
Series: CLAL on Culture Archive
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Diversity; Community Relations; Holidays
Coverage: United States
In light of the emergence of interfaith holiday cards, the author discusses how and why some may see the cards as a form of syncretism. But her asserts that being able to represent two or more religions on one holiday card may represent how those of different religions have gained a sense of mutual respect and affection for one another to be able to break the boundaries between their seasonal celebrations.