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Easter Its Story and Meaning

£27.99

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Why is Easter the most important Christian feast? What is the origin of the Easter egg? And what is the connection of Easter with sunrise and Spring?
This book provides the answer to many such questions. The author initiates us into ancient and pagan spring rites, pointing out the many parallels to the Christian story. He shows us that the central theme of death and rebirth is one that runs in various forms through all cultures. He explains folk practices, beliefs and symbols surrounding Easter. There is a chronological account of the Easter story, an Easter calender in which the significance of each day of the Easter week is made clear and a chapter on medieval rite in Holy Week.

Published by Abelard-Schuman in 1959. Dust jacket soiled with chips and; part of the DJ's spine is missing and some is sellotaped together. (Not shown fully in pictures) Cover and pages in good condition.

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Author(s):
Watts, A.
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1959
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
128
Publisher:
Abelard-Schuman
Title:
Easter, Its Story and Meaning

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Why is Easter the most important Christian feast? What is the origin of the Easter egg? And what is the connection of Easter with sunrise and Spring?
This book provides the answer to many such questions. The author initiates us into ancient and pagan spring rites, pointing out the many parallels to the Christian story. He shows us that the central theme of death and rebirth is one that runs in various forms through all cultures. He explains folk practices, beliefs and symbols surrounding Easter. There is a chronological account of the Easter story, an Easter calender in which the significance of each day of the Easter week is made clear and a chapter on medieval rite in Holy Week.

Published by Abelard-Schuman in 1959. Dust jacket soiled with chips and; part of the DJ's spine is missing and some is sellotaped together. (Not shown fully in pictures) Cover and pages in good condition.

Author(s):
Watts, A.
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1959
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
128
Publisher:
Abelard-Schuman
Title:
Easter, Its Story and Meaning

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