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Ask the Experts: Easter edition

In our inaugural edition of Ask the Experts, we tackled questions about the history, theology and traditions of Christmas. This time, we’re looking at Easter.
Special thanks to our readers for sending in such great questions, and to the scholars for taking time from their busy holiday schedules to answer them.

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The God of the gaps

“Where God tears great gaps we should not try to fill them with human words. They should remain open. Our only comfort is the God of the resurrection, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ” -Dietrich Bonhoeffer This was one of the quotes I used Sunday in my Easter message …

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Not the typical Easter sermon

On Easter Sunday not all pastors were preaching about the resurrection of Jesus. Joe Witter, senior pastor of Life Center Foursquare Church, focused instead on God’s “radical inclusiveness” and urged the congregants to commit (or re-commit) their lives to Christ. The church has six identical Easter services, typically drawing about …

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