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Hundreds of years before Christ on the Alluvial plains of Babylon they are celebrating the arrival of spring. They bake hot cross buns, the shape of a cross has long been a pagan phallic symbol, and they color eggs and dress a few select children, virgins, in the finest clothes.

They burn the children in fire and place them in urns painted with Astarte, the queen of heaven, goddess of fertility, along with her symbols of fertility, the cross, the rabbit and the egg. These urns are commonly discovered around Ur, the ancient city, with the charred remains of young children.

Then they would have orgies and feast.

The apostate Christian church adopted Easter celebrations to draw in more pagans to the church.

The Encyclopædia Britannica: "There is no indication of the observance of the Easter festival in the New Testament, or in the writings of the apostolic Fathers. The sanctity of special times was an idea absent from the minds of the first Christians." - (1910), Vol. VIII, p. 828.

The Catholic Encyclopedia: "A great many pagan customs, celebrating the return of spring, gravitated to Easter. The egg is the emblem of the germinating life of early spring. . . . The rabbit is a pagan symbol and has always been an emblem of fertility." - (1913), Vol. V, p. 227.

The Two Babylons, by Alexander Hislop: "What means the term Easter itself? It is not a Christian name. It bears its Chaldean origin on its very forehead. Easter is nothing else than Astarte, one of the titles of Beltis, the queen of heaven, whose name, . . . as found by Layard on the Assyrian monuments, is Ishtar. . . . Such is the history of Easter. The popular observances that still attend the period of its celebration amply confirm the testimony of history as to its Babylonian character. The hot cross buns of Good Friday, and the dyed eggs of Pasch or Easter Sunday, figured in the Chaldean rites just as they do now." - (New York, 1943), pp. 103, 107, 108;

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Good post PM. Most if not all

Good post PM. Most if not all the modern christians rites and rituals are based on ancient stories celebrations and myths. Christians have long used assimilation as the basis for their customs. The entire bible is a collection of stories that come from other and older cultures and bear no truth to the facts of human history. The resurrection story is most likely derived from Gilgamesh.
Although there are hundreds of ancient resurrection stories.

Jeff Vella Leone's picture
"Then they would have orgies

"Then they would have orgies and feast."

Well that was nice :)

"The apostate Christian church adopted Easter celebrations to draw in more pagans to the church."
that is not correct,or at least there is no evidence of it but against it.

Before the church was even created those feasts were there already in the roman empire, when Christianity became the religion favored by the royal family (around 80 AD) or was created by the royal family, it took the most popular attractive things into it "to draw in more" people to the religion.
Yes the church was propagandistic from the get go.
There is no evidence of the church even existing before 80 ad. no priest was sending even a letter to other priests before that time.

It was not something done after, it was something done from the very start of the church itself.
Just because the bible says nothing on Easter, that does not mean the church said nothing.

Stop mixing the church and the bible in one basket please.

chimp3's picture
What kind of Father would

What kind of Father would offer his children to be sacrificed to a mythical deity? Why would any group of believers revel in such an act? This ritual probably whipped them into such fervor and fever some of them probably began speaking in tongues. Thank God Christianity saved us from such a blood thirsty death-cult . We are saved from cannibalism too. Communion any one?

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Christianity is a cult of

Christianity is a cult of human sacrifice.

It celebrates a single human sacrifice as if it is effective for all.

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