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Easter

(Encyclopedia) Easter [A.S. Eastre, name of a spring goddess], chief Christian feast, commemorating the resurrection of Jesus after his crucifixion. In the West, Easter is celebrated on the Sunday…

Easter—A Tale of Two Easters

Why one faith and two celebrations? by Borgna Brunner Related Links Easter FeaturesQuick Guide to the Dates of Passover and EasterSweet Easter FactsMovable FeastsKosher for PassoverEastern…

Date of Easter

The Question: Why does Easter occur at different times each year? The Answer: Easter, for Western churches, is calculated as the first Sunday…

Easter and Passover

History, lore, customs, and fascinating trivia   More Holiday Fun Poems in Honor of Spring A selection of verses to cheer the winter-weary soul Mardi Gras Quiz Many Mardi Gras…

The Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny is a jaunty symbol of the annual Christian holiday of Easter. Easter marks the day that, in the Christian tradition, Jesus of Nazareth rose from the grave after his crucifixion. The…

Easter Island

(Encyclopedia) Easter Island, Span. Isla de Pascua, Polynesian Rapa Nui, remote island (2020 est. pop. 5,000), 66 sq mi (171 sq km), in the South…

Easter Around the World

Easter Around the World From witches to detectives, Easter traditions vary by David Johnson Norway's Criminal Habit Uncovered In Norway, reading detective novels and crime thrillers has…

Easter Candy Facts

$2.26 billion of Easter candy bought by David Johnson   Related Links Easter Features Movable Feasts Fabergé Eggs Tale of Two Easters Kosher for Passover…

Easter Symbols and Traditions

A brief history of the spring holiday's celebrations by David Johnson and Shmuel Ross Related Links Easter FeaturesEaster Around the WorldEncyclopedia: EasterEncyclopedia: Jesus…