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Easter Bunnies are More Deliciously Wicked than You Might Think

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For most of Christian history, those furry little creatures were associated with queer sex, not chocolate. Easter may be a Christian holiday, but many of its most delightful traditions have pagan or pre-Christian roots. Spring equinox has long been celebrated … Continue reading

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Easter: Ancient Sumerian Roots of the Resurrrection Story

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An interview with Dr. Tony Nugent, ordained minister, scholar of world religions, and symbologist.  Many ancient religions, including early Hebrew and European pagan traditions, evolved in part out of star worship.  Because so many traditions treated celestial events including the solstices and equinoxes as auspicious, it can be … Continue reading

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