- National Secular Society's 'seasonal message'
- Ekklesia's excellent analysis of it
- Church Mouse blog: And a miserable Christmas to you too
Research has shown that most people think in terms of "occult" concepts like reincarnation and karma, rather than traditional Christian ones like salvation. Much of the renewed interest in religion and spirituality has gone into non-Christian practices, and even Christians do stuff like yoga and meditation and crystals.