The purpose of
for Christians is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
One of the earliest known depictions of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus (
Rabbula Gospel illuminated ...
A short explanation for kids about why Christians celebrate Easter.
Some people believe the word Easter comes from the pagan holiday honoring
Eostre the pagan goddess of Spring which symbolized rebirth.
In addition to Easter's religious significance, it also has a commercial side, as
evidenced by the mounds of jelly beans and marshmallow chicks that appear in ...
Mar 29, 2007 ... Weather permitting, the Easter celebration is visually reinforced by watching ... do
we see so much as a hint of any kind of Easter celebration.
Apr 21, 2011 ... Post Author: Bill Pratt We celebrate Easter because it commemorates the
resurrection of Jesus Christ. Christians believe that Jesus was killed ...
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The point is that even if there once was a pagan "Easter" festival in the spring, or
if the word itself had some pagan significance, it doesn't matter. No one takes ...
What does Easter have to do with Jesus' resurrection? ... that the day on which
we celebrate Jesus' resurrection should not be referred to as "Easter Sunday.