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The Easter Bunny
The Easter Bunny is a jaunty symbol of the annual Christian holiday of Easter. Easter marks the day that, in the Christian tradition, Jesus of Nazareth rose from the grave after his crucifixion. The Easter Bunny is a more secular symbol of the holiday. According to tradition, the Easter Bunny makes his visit every year, scattering brightly-colored eggs as he goes. The origins of the Easter Bunny aren't clear; the first recorded references to him (as "Oschter Haws") are generally agreed to have More »
Born: c. 1500 (Germany)

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The Easter Bunny is a folkloric figure and symbol of Easter, depicted as a rabbit bringing Easter .... Sarah Ben Breathnach in Mrs Sharp's Traditions (1990) provides an origin story for the Easter Bunny: "According to legend, Eostre's favorite ...

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Find out more about the history of Easter Symbols and Traditions, including ... How did Easter traditions like the Easter bunny and egg hunts become part of the  ...

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Apr 1, 2015 ... Easter is the Christian celebration of the resurrection of Jesus, but the seasonal chocolate eggs and the bunny who delivers them are nowhere ...

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Is the Easter Bunny a pagan symbol? The Easter Bunny is a symbol of Easter that is popular in western culture, especially with children. According to folklore ...

mentalfloss.com/article/21411/where-did-easter-bunny-come

If you go way back, though, the Easter Bunny starts to make a little sense. .... the number 12 emerged throughout history as a "complete" number: There are 12 ...

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Apr 11, 2017 ... Later Christians changed the symbol of the hare to the Easter bunny. ... According to history.com the egg is an ancient symbol of new life and ...

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The same is true of the origin of the Easter bunny and Easter eggs—no one knows for sure how these things became a part of Easter observances. The most we ...

www.faithwire.com/2017/04/10/the-origins-of-the-easter-bunny-where-did-this-bizarre-tradition-begin

Apr 10, 2017 ... Along with the deeply rooted Biblical and religious meanings surrounding Easter come the annual secular commemorations of the season: ...

theconversation.com/the-very-strange-history-of-the-easter-bunny-56690

Mar 24, 2016 ... It's tempting to assume that because there's no biblical basis for the Easter Bunny , rabbits and hares have no religious significance – but that's ...