What is the History of Easter? – Patch.com


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What is the History of Easter?
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The Phrygians similarly believed that their omnipotent deity hibernated during the Winter solstice, and was awoken in the Spring by their musical festivals. The traditions of Easter also have roots in the Jewish Springtime holiday of Passover. The name
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History & Traditions of Easter – Patch.com


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History & Traditions of Easter
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The Phrygians similarly believed that their omnipotent deity hibernated during the Winter solstice, and was awoken in the Spring by their musical festivals. The traditions of Easter also have roots in the Jewish Springtime holiday of Passover. The name
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Why Christians celebrate Easter – Daily Home Online


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Why Christians celebrate Easter
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Christmas originally was a festival honoring the winter solstice.” Easter is an adaptation of the pagan rite of spring, Shiver continued. “It's a season of birth and renewal and fertility, and the pagans used to practice mass fertility rites that
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It’s Jesus, not your debt load, that should rise on Easter – Hampton Roads – The Virginian-Pilot

It's Jesus, not your debt load, that should rise on Easter – Hampton Roads
The Virginian-Pilot
How it's futile to try to keep the true meaning of holidays that are already hybrids. Every December we hear that by decorating fir trees and burning Yule logs, we're celebrating the birth of Baby Jesus as nature worshippers once celebrated the winter

The bucks stop at Woonsocket Commentary – Lewiston Morning Tribune (subscription)

The bucks stop at Woonsocket Commentary
Lewiston Morning Tribune (subscription)
And just as with that fuddy-duddy Christmas that approximately coincides with the winter solstice, as each month draws near its end, Woonsocket's stores build up their inventories and hire temporary extra help to handle the shopping season. And after