Some Easter Traditions From Other Countries
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It’s common knowledge that Easter is a major celebration for Christians the world over but did you know that the holiday has pagan origins?
The general symbolic story of the death of the son (sun) on a cross (the constellation of the Southern Cross) and his rebirth, overcoming the powers of darkness, was a well worn story in the ancient world.
Early Christianity made a pragmatic acceptance of ancient pagan practises, most of which we enjoy today at Easter.
Ever wondered where the colorued eggs, cute little bunnies, baby chicks, leg of lamb dinners, and lilies come from?