What is Easter all about? Resurrection or eggs and bunnies?


Walk past any store’s Easter display and you’re guaranteed to see bunnies, eggs, and candy. What you probably won’t see is much evidence of the Easter story itself, as told in the Bible’s four Gospels: that Jesus was arrested, beaten, and hung on a cross to die only to be resurrected on Easter Sunday.

But Easter is by most accounts the single most significant Christian holiday, since, as the Apostle Paul says, without Jesus’s death and resurrection, the entire Christian faith is “in vain.”

So how did Easter go from the day Jesus rose again to the day giant bunnies leave pastel-colored eggs all over your house?

Read the full article at: Vox.com

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