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Easter Eggs- as well as the bunny- are actually a couple of the thousands of pagan symbols in Christian culture and Christianity itself.
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Why are eggs a special Easter symbols?

Easter eggs are meant to symbolize the 'empty tomb of Jesus.' In  other words, the shell of the egg represents impenetrable stone,  yet still a life can be hatched from it.

What does the egg have to do with Easter?

Eggs signify new life, which Jesus Christ gave us in the resurrection, allowing us to have eternal life after death with him in heaven. Thus the eggs signify new life, this wa

Why do you eat Easter eggs at Easter?

we eat Easter eggs at Easter to celebrate new life.

What is a Easter egg a symbol of?

  They use the egg on Easter as a symbol of New Life

What is the story of Easter Eggs?

Easter eggs are pagan remnants of older traditions. Before it became Easter weekend, the time of the spring solstice was a celebration of fertility (hence eggs and rabbits). I

What do rabbits chicks and Easter eggs have to do with Easter?

They have virtually nothing to do with the resurrection as it as celebrated religiously.  The secular practices at Easter time, including the word Easter itself, have more to

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What does the Easter bunny have to do with Easter and the egg?

It has nothing to do with Christianity. The legend has it that there was a beautiful bird who loved the goddess Isis. Each year on the spring equinox would come and lay her co

Why do you have Easter eggs at Easter?

Very simply, Christians have eggs at Easter because pagans used to celebrate the coming of spring with eggs (which were a sign of new life and rebirth). When Christianity spre

Why do we have Easter?

On good Friday, Jesus was crusified and put on the cross, on Easter Sunday we celebrate the anniverary of when Jesus came back to life. The reason that we have Easter eggs o

Why is the egg chosen as a symbol for easter?

  Christian Explanation: Easter-What Are Its Origins? BY MANY Easter is considered to be Christendom's chief religious festival. Early on Easter morning large numbers
In Easter

Why are Easter eggs associated with Easter?

Rabbits and eggs are pagan fertility symbols of extreme antiquity.   Birds lay eggs and rabbits give birth to large litters in the early spring these became symbols of the
In Easter

What do the Easter eggs symbolize?

Eggs are a traditional Pagan symbol of Spring and rebirth. The first Easter Egg is attributed to Mary Magdalene when she found Christ's tomb empty. She brought an egg to sho
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Why do people celebrate Easter with Easter eggs?

Thousands of years of paganism in Europe didn't just go away because a new religion came on the scene (Christianity). Easter falls near the Spring Equinox and the eggs are a s