Skip to comments.2007 Christmas Stamps (Vanity)
Posted on 10/25/2007 11:48:44 AM PDT by lilylangtree
The Postal Service announced the new 2007 Christmas stamp "The Madonna of the Carnation" for Catholics. Also, the USPS came out with the Christmas stamps commemorating the Muslim holiday of EID (Sep 28). Plus, USPS will release stamps recognizing Kwanzaa and Hanukkah (Oct 26). And for those in the "none of the above" category, the Holiday Knits stamps series will be available as of today.
I commend the Postal Service for its political correctness. However, as a Christian that believes in Jesus Christ, where is the Christmas stamp to represent the Christian belief?
Has our country moved so far away from its Christian foundation that we must now ask "where is our representation"?
Jesus is a bit too politically incorrect.
What? Cathlolics aren’t Christians?!
It has become ingrained in our liberal institutions that we will pander to the false religions and intentionally ignore the Creator. Honestly, are there that many Muslims in this country, and those who are here, are they clamoring for a postage stamp?
Aren’t Catholics considered Christian?
Looks Christian to me.
Correction...the Madonna stamp is “Madonna and child” - this seems to reflect a bit of a Catholic perspective, but I don’t see it as exclusively Catholic. And I’m not sure I feel the need to be validated by an organization that honors Kwanzaa and Eid.
Huh? What's wrong with the stamp of Mary and Jesus? That's the type of stamp the Post Office usually uses for its religious Christmas stamp. Also, I like Luini's paintings so I'm pleased with this year's selection.
where is the Christmas stamp to represent the Christian belief?
Catholics aren't Christians?
I believe the stamp designers are of the opinion that the mortal mother of Jesus, having been arbitrarily elevated to the rank of co-redemptrix, is a wholly adequate and appropriate symbol of Christmas. I do not use Madonna stamps.
....Yeah, need MORE commercialization!!!
Only two more months of:
The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
H. L. Mencken
Aw crap...correction again, that was from 2005, apparently. Your link is busted though.
“stamps recognizing Kwanzaa...”
Why is the postal service putting out a stamp for a made up holiday with no basis in anything factual and that was invented by a criminal?
I won’t use a stamp with Jesus on it unless he looks like a hippie.
Neither do I.
Hey, if we want to get technical, Jesus was a criminal too. : )
Not to the blind nor the obtuse, apparently.
I guess some people object to a portrayal of Christ's mother to be inappropriate for a holiday that commemorates His birth. You'd think that even the blind and the obtuse would be able to understand the connection between a mother and a birth.
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