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Angels of all ages - and for all tastes!

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Child and christmas tree Angel and child

Angel and christmas tree

 




Father Christmas and angel

 

 

Martin Luther introduced new traditions to celebrate Christmas.  In certain German speaking parts of Europe, presents were handed out by a little angel called “Christkindlein” (little Christ child) who was usually a girl.

During the 19th century, “Christkindlein” was often shown as a beautiful young woman.  What would Luther have thought of some of these angels?

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