easter bunnyAn interesting article in “The Baptist Standard” claims that fewer than half of all Americans associate Easter with the resurrection of Jesus!  That’s very surprising, considering that some 80% of American citizens define themselves as Christians.  Although this article does not say – it seems to avoid the subject, in fact – that all these people recognize Easter as a pre-Christian Pagan holiday, it would not be surprising if a significant percentage of them do so know the real meaning of this “Christian” celebration.

Fewer than half of Americans link Easter to Resurrection

WASHINGTON (RNS)—While most Americans describe Easter as a religious holiday, fewer than half of the adults surveyed link it specifically to the Resurrection of Jesus, a Barna Group study shows.

Further Reading

Easter: The Resurrection of Spring
Easter: Christian or Pagan?