Kivel, P. (2013a). Christian Holiday Cycle. In Living in the Shadow of the Cross: Understanding and Resisting the Power and Privilege of Christian Hegemony. New Society Publishers. https://christianhegemony.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Christian-Holiday-Cycle.pdf
Paul Kivel critiques popularized holidays in the West, noting how they are rooted in Christianity and colonialism. As a result, the holidays exclude non-Christian groups. Kivel outlines various holidays such as New Years, Valentine’s Day, Christmas, and Halloween to demonstrate how they are rooted in Christian beliefs and uphold colonialism.
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