All You Need to Know and More About Christianity's Greatest Holiday
the History, Date, and Contemporary Meaning
The origins, history, date
and contemporary meaning of Christianity's most important holiday.
and Readings for Easter
a Sunday, It's a Season
Easter is not a Sunday it's a season. There
are, in fact seven Sundays of Easter. Referred to as Eastertide, it is a period
of fifty days beginnning at sundown on the eve of Easter Sunday and lasting for
six more Sundays until Pentecost.
.... Or Many?
Why Eastern Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter on a
different Sunday than Protestants and Catholics. How it came to be that there
are two different dates for Easter, and what might be done about reconciling the
differences so that all Christians once again come together to celebrate the greatest
holiday in Christendom.
Sermons for the Season of Easter
resurrection is perhaps best understood in relationship to the events happening
in the world all around us, even within us and through us.
for the living of these days
In a resurrection appearance to the disciples
near the sea of Galilee, Jesus sets an example ... by cooking some fish for his
The Reality of the Resurrection
not about bunnies, lillies, or eggs. It's about what's happening in your life
now. If not, then it can't be real.
The Easter story as told by stained glass artists in some of
the most beautiful churches of Europe and North America
Easter Story as told by the world's greatest artists
in galleries around the world.
The Easter Story
According to Matthew and John
These texts are read in churches around
the world on Easter Sunday. They are the unique and original accounts of the resurrection
as witnessed by Christ's closest disciples.
in the Context of the Christian Year
Just as people arrange the physical
space in which they live, they also arrange time. For Christians, this process
has been worked out in a fascinating and elaborate system referred to as "the