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Why are there Easter eggs but no Easter bird?

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The egg was a symbol of spring, fertility, and rebirth over 2,000 years ago, long before it began a world-wide association with the Christian celebration of Easter. There is no widely practiced symbolism associated with birds at Easter, unless the commercial sale of chocolate birds is considered a tradition in some places.
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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 are Easter eggs important at Easter?

It's a celebration of new life during the Spring Equinox which means, whoops, it's a "pagan" tradition (to use the term "pagan" quite loosely).  My guess is that Christia

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

Why do you do a Easter egg hunt on Easter?

There is no meaningful message or metaphor for doing an Easter egg hunt on Easter. It is simply a Western idea that rakes in the money for supermarkets, and provides some fun

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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 are Easter eggs given at Easter?

Because people are too cheap to buy chocolate bunnies. Also because  Easter commemorates the resurrection of Christ, and eggs are  symbolic of new/renewed life. Nests full o

Why do Easter eggs represent Easter?

it represents new life like when Mary went to go see Jesus he was gone and everyone believed he was then a spirit so it represents new life

Did the Pope get an Easter egg this Easter?

Perhaps he did. 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 n
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How do Easter eggs relate to Easter?

Easter comes from a pagan spring rite and eggs represent the rebirth of the world after the death in winter. The Catholic Church in the Middle Ages was able to convert the pa