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Is Nativity capitalized?

Last Updated: 15th August, 2021

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When it is capitalized as Nativity or the Nativity it speaks of the birth of Jesus Christ. That story, or in other words the nativity of his birth, is retold at Christmas by many Christians. It is also commonly used as the name of the set of figurines depicting Jesus' birth. In this sense it is not capitalized.

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Moreover, is Nativity a proper noun?

nativity. Nativity is a fancy way to say "birth." If you were born in Baltimore, you can say that's the location of your nativity. Being born is a person's nativity, but the noun is most frequently used when Christians talk specifically about the birth of Jesus Christ.

Furthermore, who is in the Nativity? The common depiction of the Nativity, is that of shepherds, 3 wise men, Jesus in a manger, Joseph, Mary, Angels and a animals round about. Just as the depiction of Washington as the first President, the display of the nativity and December 25th as the date of Christ birth is equally as misleading.

Also to know is, why do they call it a Nativity?

Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus. The word nativity comes from the latin word 'natal' which means birth (and is also where we get the word 'native' from). The Nativity Play recreates the scene of Jesus' Birth and tells of how Mary and Joseph were visited by the Shepherds and Wise Men.

Is the word Nativity in the Bible?

The nativity of Jesus, nativity of Christ, birth of Christ or birth of Jesus is described in the Biblical gospels of Luke and Matthew.

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