Selling Saint Nicholas

Selling Saint Nicholas

Sometimes we are left to wonder how did we get from St. Nicholas, a real life historical figure, to Santa Claus, a magic elf with no basis in reality. As the meaning and celebration of Christmas is secularized and commercialized, we convert the spiritual characters of this time into meaningless, ambiguous cliches.

Key Themes; Culture, Secularization, Communication, Perceptions


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