The treasured traditions of Easteralittle bunnies, parades, new Easter outfits, sunrise services, passion plays, and moreainfuse our celebration of the season with meaning and glowing memories. And in ways you may not realize, they point us to the resurrection of Christ and our hope of life beyond the grave. Stories Behind the Traditions and Songs of Easter reveals the events and backgrounds that shaped the best-loved customs and songs of Easter, introducing you to stories youave never heard and a deeper appreciation for the holidayas familiar hallmarks.The four gospels not only record the events of what is now known as the first Easter but also bring insight into the emotional impact ... that came with the acceptance of his resurrection, the first Easter was one those who witnessed it would never forget. ... Because Christa#39;s resurrection is the foundation of the Christian faith, it is only natural that early believers would set aside a time to remember Christa#39;s life, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Stories Behind the Traditions and Songs of Easter|
|Publisher||:||Harper Collins - 2009-05-26|