icons in the history, the celebration and the symbols used during the commemoration of these holidays. Passover and Easter have many hidden representational art and iconography that are reflected in the historical stories behind Judaism and Christianity. For Jewish people, the Exodus story narrated the Israelite’s liberation from slavery in Egypt which
over with the first gospel. Another, person that Catholicism talks about and plays a big role is Moses. Moses was an important person in the Old Testament and lead the Israelites out of slavery. He also parts the Red Sea creating a pathway. Another story always talked about is Jesus rising from the dead in a cave. Where Mary left in the cave and covered the opening with a large bolder. Once Paul moved the bolder days later the body was gone.
Fasting and The Eucharist: Catholic Participation in the Sacrifice of Christ Christ, as the ultimate sacrifice in Christianity, gave his own life for the benefit of others. His self-sacrifice continues to this day to be celebrated in the Catholic Mass. Through communion, or receiving the Eucharist, one is able to actively partake of the fruits of that sacrifice. But how does one follow Jesus’ example? One surely cannot strive for the same kind of physical death that Jesus experienced. Thus
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