Introduction: Have we noticed that many religions, even Christianity, celebrate several holiday traditions in a year? Although Christians have the right to create holidays, we often misunderstand why Christian holidays become a worldwide holidays, even other religious groups can celebrate with or without the true meanings of celebration.
In this portion of MGJC Website, you'll discover that many today's Christian holidays came from the other resources and made them as in Christian culture. Most of articles came from the other web resources who acknowledge God's Word as their primary resources.
HALLOWE'EN 1999: A Seductive Bridge Between Two Cultures by Berit Kjos
In honor of the Halloween season, the last week of October has been declared "Earth Religions Awareness Week" in Asheville, NC. The mayor’s proclamation explains that Earth-centered beliefs, are "among the oldest spiritual systems on the planet" and that pagan practitioners "have given us practical knowledge of herbal remedies, midwifery and alternative forms of healing."
HALLOWE'EN 2000: Starring Harry Potter by Berit Kjos
"Halloween, you'd not be surprised to know, is my favorite holiday," said J.K. Rowling in a recent Time magazine interview. She knows well that evil attracts children. That’s one reason why she created a fantasy world for Harry Potter that highlights some of the most popular symbols of Halloween.