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Easter 2011

Why Christ's Resurrection Matters

Eric Simpson | Posted 06.24.2011 | Religion
Eric Simpson

During Holy Week we follow the Passion, not to meditate on the violence done to Jesus nor to feel sorry for him, but to mourn our own weaknesses and sins.

PHOTOS: Bunnies And Milliners March In The NYC Easter Parade

AP/The Huffington Post | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 06.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Bonnets both elegant and zany took center stage at this year's Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue – along with spirited talk about Christ's ...

PHOTOS: 21 Creepiest Easter Bunnies

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 06.24.2011 | Comedy

Whether or not you're celebrating Easter this year, we think everyone can get behind the absurdity that is the Easter Bunny. It's as if no one stopped...

'Humanity Isn't A Product Of Evolution'

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 06.23.2011 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI marked the holiest night of the year for Christians by stressing that humanity isn't a random product of evolut...

The Funniest Someecards For Easter 2011

Posted 06.23.2011 | Comedy

Easter is arguably one of the most confusing holidays. It revolves around a crucifixion, yet involves adorable bunnies, baskets of candy and hidden eg...

Quotes And Bible Verses For Easter

Posted 04.08.2012 | Religion

Easter Sunday is the culmination of the Christian season of Lent and the end of Holy Week, and marks the central event in Christian theology. To help ...

Hunt For The Best Rabbit Dishes In New York

| Kevin St. John | Posted 06.22.2011 | New York

The Easter Bunny is arguably the most awful of all holiday creatures. He's big, freakishly silent, and (purportedly) lays eggs that are maddeningly di...

Why Easter Sunday Comes Later Than Normal This Year

Posted 06.22.2011 | Religion

The way the calendar works, Easter Sunday can take place no later than April 25. The date for Easter Sunday 2011 is April 24. The modern calendar a...

Good Friday Evangelicals

Brian D. McLaren | Posted 06.21.2011 | Religion
Brian D. McLaren

As we move from Palm Sunday through Holy Week, many of us feel that Good Friday is our dominant reality: the guys on the side of money and power seem to keep winning.

The Mysteries Of The Last Supper And Jesus' Final Days

Colin Humphreys | Posted 06.20.2011 | Religion
Colin Humphreys

Bible readers throughout history have noticed discrepancies in the Gospel accounts. The fact is that Jewish people would never mistake the Passover meal for another meal.

Does Resurrection Contradict Science?

Matt J. Rossano | Posted 06.14.2011 | Religion
Matt J. Rossano

For a moment, let us entertain the possibility that Resurrection is not a violation of natural law but an indicator of something beyond our scientific understanding of the universe.

Is A Bodily Resurrection Of Jesus Necessary For Easter To Have Validity?

Steve McSwain | Posted 06.13.2011 | Religion
Steve McSwain

Soon, millions of Christians will gather to celebrate Easter. For many of them, the literal resurrection of Jesus is necessary for any of it to have validity. But is this necessary?

Into The Looming Dark Of Lent

Scott Cairns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Scott Cairns

The Greeks have a word for the strange mixture of dispositions that characterizes the spirit of Great Lent; the notion is spoken of as "bright sadness" or "sorrowful joy."