Teleporting and Psychedelic Mushrooms: A History of Saint Nicholas, Santa, and His Helpers

Several of Santa’s modern features, such as his generosity, miracle-working, and focus on morality (being ‘naughty or nice’), were part of his image from the very beginning. By Dr. Louise Pryke and Dr. Christopher MalonePryke: Lecturer, Languages and Literature of Ancient Israel, Macquarie UniversityMalone: Honorary Associate, University of Sydney There are many sides to the beloved figure of Santa Claus – a giant of[…]