Easter is the Christian holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day following his death by crucifixion. It is also known as Resurrection Day, Resurrection Sunday or Pascha (in the Orthodox Christian tradition). Easter is preceded by Holy Week and Lent, a season of penance, fasting and prayer. Easter also marks the beginning of the Easter season, which lasts about seven weeks and ends on Pentecost Sunday. In Orthodox C… view more
“THE HYMN, OR “BREASTPLATE.” BIND myself to-day,
To a strong power, an invocation of the Trinity,
I believe in a Threeness with confession of a
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The celebration of Easter is an example of cultural assimilation,
or the combining of Jewish and ancient European pagan celebrations into new
Lived 1888-1965. American-born poet, moved to England at 25 and became a British citizen 14 tears later. Won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1…