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  • Easter Essay : The Easter Bunny And Easter Egg Hunts

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    Back in the early twentieth century, my mother’s side of the family was Jewish, so they didn’t celebrate Easter. My father’s side of the family was Christian. However, they didn’t really focus on “The Easter Bunny” or Easter egg hunts. They both had been around for quite some time in America but just weren’t that popular. Instead, they spent the day focusing on their religious traditions. They went to church, had a big breakfast with family and friends, and painted eggs. They would hollow out the

  • The Importance Of Easter In Spain

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    contrast to the ones here in the United States. To begin with, Spain has a holiday called Semana Santa, or Holy Week, that lasts for a week. The week before Easter, the regions of the Spanish-speaking country celebrate the resurrection of Jesus with their own styles and customs. However, according to Miruna Corneanu, the author of the article “Easter in Spain”, “Semana Santa celebrations are nowhere else as elaborate and spectacular as they are in Andalusia….” In this southern region of the country, the

  • Similarities Between Easter And Greek Easter

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    world, celebrate a tradition known as Easter. The whole family comes over, turkey and mashed potatoes are spread out all over the table, and you’re waiting for the moment your mom tells you that it’s time to eat. However, my family is different. Instead of celebrating Easter we celebrate Greek Easter. Both are quite similar in ways but have very different traditional values and most importantly, food. Initially, my grandfather would celebrate Greek Easter when he was a child and then brought the

  • The Importance Of The Easter Vigil

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    At the Easter Vigil, “a blazing fire is prepared… outside the church… on this most sacred night, in which… [the Catholic Church celebrates the] Lord Jesus Christ[‘s passing]… over from death to life.” The fire is then blessed by the priest. After igniting and blessing the Easter fire, “one of the [attending] ministers brings the paschal candle to the priest, who cuts a cross into the candle… Then he makes the Greek letter Alpha above the cross, the letter Omega below, and the four numerals of the

  • Passover and Easter Essay

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    Passover & Easter      Christianity and Judaism are the few examples of religions that are originated from Western Traditions. These religions take different approaches to representational art and iconography which is found in their religious festivals. The Christian celebration of Easter and the Jewish Passover differentiate in their approaches to these icons in the history, the celebration and the symbols used during the commemoration of these holidays. Passover

  • The Easter Controversy Essay

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    The Easter Controversy Easter is the most important celebration for Christianity because it commemorates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, a foundational notion upon which the faith is built. Accordingly, it is the principle feast and the high point of the ecclesiastical year, which has been an established tradition as old as Christianity. Easter has been universally observed since the middle of the second century. The original celebration generally consisted of

  • Passover v. Easter Essay

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    Passover v. Easter Today, millions of people celebrate Easter as an important religious holiday, while Passover is almost universally ignored. Many people will be surprised to find that the day God commanded us as believers to observe in the Bible is the Day being ignored. In this essay, I will compare this observance (holiday) with the instructions about worship found in the Bible regarding His “Holy Day” of Passover. The word Easter is the English word for “Ishtar” it is found

  • La Befana, Carnevale, And Easter

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    Italy shares many holidays with many cultures around the world. Three of those holidays iare La Befana, Carnevale, and Easter. They are among the most important to the Italian people and all tied together. They each have roots in Christianity and Catholicism, but are considered public holidays. La Befana, or Epiphany, always celebrated on January 6th. Considered the end of the Christmas season. A woman carrying a broomstick marks La Befana. She originates from a legend about the three wise men whom

  • Celebrating Easter in Romania Essay

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    One of the most important religious holidays in Romania is Easter, the annual festival commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is celebrated on a Sunday on changeable dates between March and April. Usually it is a week after the Catholic Easter. In Romania, the Christian Church says that Jesus was born during the winter solstice and his death followed by his resurrection happened during the spring equinox. Everyone, rich or poor, dresses in their best clothing; some are dressed in national

  • Easter Island Effect

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    Easter Island What happened to Easter Island? Oliver Kirby - 14 November 2017 Easter Island My name is Oliver Kirby and I am a historian. For many years now I have been deeply invested in the study of South American and Polynesian history. The magazine ‘The Good Weekend’ approached me with an opportunity to write an article discussing the rise and expansion of Easter Island and then its decline. I will also be discussing if what happened to Easter Island is a microcosm of what might happen to

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