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Paganism, Easter, and Anti-semitism : Letter to the Editor

A Mr Nevin of Bangor, County Down, wrote a letter to the Daily Mail urging that the term Easter is pagan and should be dropped as offensive and implicitly anti-semitic.  I replied, although I don’t know whether it will be published or not.  Also, since the letters are not widely available, I have set out… Read more »

The Christmas Passover Lamb – the hidden link: A Christmas sermon

Christmas time again. It means many things to many people, from loneliness and family strife to a kind of warm schmaltz with ideals of log fires and sleigh rides and jazzy Christmas numbers on the stereo. Even when we think about the original Christmas story, it tends to have a kind of mythic bubble around… Read more »