Posts Tagged "easter"

5 Facts About Easter

It seems natural that the vernal, or Spring, equinox has, time-out-of-mind, marked new birth. In pre-Christian times the occasion honoured the Germanic Eastre, the goddess of the dawn. Eastre can be traced back to Proto-Indo-European roots, her name deriving from Austro, meaning dawn, or bright light. The venerable Bede, from whom we learn about Aestre, reports that by his time…read more →

Easter Examined

True Christians take this time to remember the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus, very important events . The gospel is what we know as the Easter Story. “Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand, by which also you are saved, if you hold…read more →

Easter Examined

True Christians take this time to remember the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus, very important events . The gospel is what we know as the Easter Story. “Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand, by which also you are saved, if you hold…read more →

The Mormon Easter

The April 2006 edition of the Ensign magazine features the latest in a series entitled Gospel Classics, a series that reproduces key statements from different generations of Mormon leaders on specific themes. You can read it here. The theme is, appropriately, the sacrifice of Jesus. The main heading is itself a clue to where the emphasis of the Mormon Easter…read more →

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