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2 hrs ago | Wilson's Almanac

Homemade peeps and Hallelujah!. Happy Easter everyone.

Homemade peeps and Hallelujah! by digby Your Easter traditions explained: they're mostly rebranded pagan rituals.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter

6 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

Did Christians Really Steal the Idea of Easter and Jesus' Resurrection From Pagans?

Did Christians steal Easter and Jesus' resurrection from pagan traditions and co-opt them as their own? This is the claim that is sometimes made by secularists in an attempt to dismiss Christianity as a myth.

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Related Topix: University of Notre Dame, US Politics, US News

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Lehigh Acres Gazette

What Does the Easter Bunny Have To Do With Easter?

Easter is supposed to the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus, but when someone hears Easter, they think of the Easter Bunny and eggs.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Spring Equinox

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KVUE.com

Easter eggs, bunnies, Peeps: Easter traditions explained

The symbol of the egg may have origins in pagan rituals celebrating the spring season.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Fasting, Health

WTVR Richmond

Did Christians really 'steal' Easter from the pagans?

It's that time of year again: the time when chocolate comes in pastels, cherry blossoms start to bloom and well-marketed religion exposA©s are released to the world.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate

Lansing State Journal

Artist's Easter eggs are Ukrainian tradition

Vera Kap creates pysanky, elaborately decorated Easter eggs using an old Ukrainian method at her home in Akron, Ohio, on April 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH

The Gaston Gazette

Recycling: Be a better person for our planet

Having the opportunity to celebrate Easter, Passover, Earth Day and the onset of spring in one week's time is truly a blessing.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Earth Day

Examiner.com

The Cross of Good Friday

In the day leading up to Good Friday , crosses and crucifixes are generally covered or, in some cases, removed altogether from the worship spaces of Catholic churches including those in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Good Friday, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Italy, World News

IcNetwork

New exhibition The Soft Machine explores the relationship between body and sculpture

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is due to address the media this morning following revelations on a five-page letter of complaint sent to the Premier League The relationship between the body and sculpture are explored during a new exhibition which opens at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff today and features some rather colourful objects.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Witnesses testify, eyewitnesses confirm that Pope Francis raped, killed children

This article was based on today's exclusive interview with Kevin Annett of the International Tribunal into Crimes of Church and State on this week's litigation in the Brussels Common Law Court of Justice.

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Related Topix: Canada, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Times Herald

Cliff Schrader: Easter, bunnies, eggs share importance to us Christians

On Sunday, Christians worldwide will mourn and celebrate the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the most holy of days.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter

Examiner.com

Ceremonies versus rituals in shamanic work

I often notice people talking at cross purposes about spiritual practices, especially shamanism .

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Related Topix: Thanksgiving, Life, Holidays

The Sand Trap

Promoting personal characteristics, political views, and products, among athletes in the public eye.

Homosexuality is not a religion. Homosexuality is not a choice. Homosexuality is not a multi billion dollar corrupt regime that still puts its hand out for more.

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The Daily Lobo

Curandera ritual plants flourish at ABQ BioPark

Out of respect for the mythical practice of curanderismo, the BioPark has devoted an entire section of its grounds to growing the plants that have been vital to this ritual of natural healing.

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Related Topix: New Mexico, Home Gardening

ABC News

The Easter message is the Resurrection not the suffering says Bishop

Though we can be swept up in the pagan traditions of Easter like easter eggs, the holiday has its foundation in the death and resurrection of Jesus.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Aradia in Tuscany

Aradia was a mythological figure who appeared in Charles Godfrey Leland's influential 19th century book Aradia, or the Gospel of the Witches .

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Related Topix: Supernatural

Galloway Today

The Traprain Treasure at Whithorn

A treasure trove of silver once used as the centre piece for 5th century late Roman banquets has gone on display at the Whithorn Story.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom

Tue Apr 15, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Letter: A reminder of Easter's purpose

Many of us older folks who grew up in the Greater New Bedford area have the benefit or influence of a parochial education.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, New Bedford, MA, Opinion

Denver Westword

Ritual your way: an amateur's guide to witchy stuff

If anything, the Pink Moon and lunar eclipse last night were a great break in the status-update monotony that usually plagues social networks -- for a few hours, Scandal, Game of Thrones and the cockroach of all television shows, Breaking Bad , were not dominating newsfeed conversation.

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Examiner.com

At the Getty. 'Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections'

Byzantium - the very word conjures up images of a culture that was mystical and the mysterious, cultured, sophisticated and intimately doomed.

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Related Topix: Greece, World News

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