Look Back | Can We See Easter as More Than a Holiday?

Look Back | Can We See Easter as More Than a Holiday?

Editor’s note: This article first appeared on April 18, 2011. Harris was professor of religious studies at Mercer University at the time of publication. It is republished today on Easter weekend 2019 for the insights it provides into the meaning of this “high holy...

How Can You Celebrate Easter South of Equator?

I read about a woman in New York City who was interviewed as she departed church one Sunday. A reporter asked, “What is Easter?” The woman said, “Easter is when we throw off the robes of winter.” A critic of Christianity said, “Easter is...