Major Divisions of Christianity – Part 5 The Church Year

There is a large range of opinions among various church bodies regarding the Church Year. A few churches refuse to celebrate any Christian holidays. The fact is, no one really knows when Jesus was born. A date was picked, and, according to some, it was picked to coincide with pagan observances. Although the date of Easter is much better known since it coincides with the Jewish Passover, the name, Easter comes from pagan sources.

This being said, since Christmas and Easter has become secular holidays, celebrated in the western world with bunnies and Santa, without any real regard from non-Ch...

 

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