Chances are Jesus would’ve eaten fish and not turkey, so why don’t we celebrate Christmas by doing the same? Photo: Shutterstock
Chances are Jesus would’ve eaten fish and not turkey, so why don’t we celebrate Christmas by doing the same? Photo: Shutterstock
Andrew Sun
Opinion

Opinion

Mouthing Off by Andrew Sun

Christmas dinner without turkey: the dish has nothing to do with festival’s origins, so let’s celebrate Jesus by eating what he would have

  • Japan eats KFC for Christmas and Poland eats fish. Turkey is an arbitrary, Eurocentric dish that is a pain to cook, and not what Jesus would’ve eaten long ago
  • Why not instead eat food that Mary and Joseph’s Middle Eastern contemporaries might have had, from barley bread to lamb stew, fish, milk, honey and olives?

Chances are Jesus would’ve eaten fish and not turkey, so why don’t we celebrate Christmas by doing the same? Photo: Shutterstock
Chances are Jesus would’ve eaten fish and not turkey, so why don’t we celebrate Christmas by doing the same? Photo: Shutterstock
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