Easter is a celebration of spring and new life. You can reclaim the spirit of its beloved traditions as you learn the truth that lies behind them. Discover the inspiration behind customs, symbols and special music that mean so much at Easter, along with insights, true-life tales and captivating legends behind Easter eggs, Lent, Good Friday, the cross and more.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 192 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2007 Dimensions: 7.13 X 5.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0310263158 ISBN-13: 9780310263159 UPC: 025986263157 Availability: In Stock
The treasured traditions of Easter---little bunnies, parades, new Easter outfits, sunrise services, passion plays, and more---infuse our celebration of the season with meaning and glowing memories. And in ways you may not realize, they point us to the resurrection of Christ and our hope of life beyond the grave. Stories Behind the Traditions and Songs of Easter reveals the events and backgrounds that shaped the best-loved customs and songs of Easter, introducing you to stories you've never heard and a deeper appreciation for the holiday's familiar hallmarks.
Ace Collins is the writer of more than sixty books, including several bestsellers: Stories behind the Best-Loved Songs of Christmas, Stories behind the Great Traditions of Christmas, The Cathedrals, and Lassie: A Dog's Life. Based in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, He continues to publish several new titles each year, including a series of novels, the first of which is Farraday Road. Ace has appeared on scores of television shows, including CBS This Morning, NBC Nightly News, CNN, Good Morning America, MSNBC, and Entertainment Tonight.