- What region does not celebrate holidays?
- Why Jehovah’s don’t celebrate Christmas?
- What religion does not believe in celebrating Christmas?
- What religion doesn’t celebrate holidays or eat pork?
- Do Muslims celebrate holidays?
- Do Mormons believe in Christmas?
- Why is Jehovah’s bible different?
- Can Mormons watch TV?
- Can Jehovah Witnesses divorce?
- Can Mormons kiss?
- How many wives can Mormons have?
- What can’t Mormons do?
Mongolia. The overwhelmingly Buddhist nation of Mongolia does not observe any public holidays around Christmas, and few Christians live here.
Witnesses do not celebrate Christmas or Easter because they believe that these festivals are based on (or massively contaminated by) pagan customs and religions. They point out that Jesus did not ask his followers to mark his birthday.
Millions of Christians do not observe Christmas. Among them are Quakers, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and members of the Churches of Christ. Some of the half-dozen Christian faiths that do no celebrate Dec. 25 contend there is nothing in the Bible that says Christ was born on that day.
Adventists who eat meat typically do not eat meat from pigs, certain fish, and other animals that the Bible names as unclean.
Holidays. Islam has two official holidays: Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha. The former is celebrated at the end of the month of Ramadan, whereas Eid Al-Adha lands on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah (the final month of the Islamic calendar).
But, yes, Mormons celebrate Christmas. Eric Huntsman, a professor of ancient scripture at Brigham Young University who has written about the topic, sheds light on LDS yuletide conventions and shares touching personal stories about how his family “does Christmas” in this special holiday edition of “Mormon Land.”
The difference between Christian Bible and Jehovah’s Witness Bible is that the latter uses New World Translation (NWT) to define God, which is not the case with the Christian Bible. The Christian Bible holds the old as well as new testaments. Jehovah’s Witness Bible is inspired by the New World Translation.
While on their mission, missionaries can call home only on Christmas and Mother’s Day, they must be with their missionary companion 24 hours a day, they cannot come within arm’s length of the opposite sex, they cannot watch television or films, and they are only allowed to listen to music and read books that are of a
Jehovah’s Witnesses adhere to the Bible’s view of marriage and divorce. Monogamy between one man and one woman and sex only within marriage are requirements in the Witness religion. But Witnesses do permit divorce in certain cases, believing that the only valid ground for divorce and remarriage is adultery.
Members should control their thoughts and avoid pornography to maintain their “moral cleanliness.” Those single and dating should not participate in “passionate kissing” or lying on top of another person, with or without clothes.
Mormon men can lawfully have one wife. The practice of polygamy (polygyny or plural marriage), the marriage of more than one woman to the same man, was practiced by Church members from the 1830s to the early 1900s.
Alcohol, tobacco, tea, coffee and drugs These are all specifically banned in the Word of Wisdom, except for drugs. The prophets have made it clear that drugs, other than for medical use, are also banned. Mormons are also strongly discouraged from drinking soft drinks containing caffeine.