Who knew the esteemed Saint Nicholas wore ice-blue, snow-flaked boxer shorts? At least that’s what we’re to take-away after beholding a fully blown-up “6 Foot Inflatable Santa Claus Climbing on Christmas Tree Chased by Dog” pictured here.
A far cry from the ‘Jolly Old Saint’ who cold-cocked the heresiarch Arius at the First Ecumenical Council of Nicea (AD 325) while Arius was defending his position on the inferiority of Christ.
Not that I’m suggesting we adorn our lawns with blow-up depictions of this blessed event, but I wouldn’t think it so bad if we used our Church and/or Charity websites to convey a bit more history over such sophmoric attempts at humor — such a that on display today.
Here’s a good example of one such lesson entitled “Persecuted, Jailed, Passionate – That’s my kind of Santa Claus.“