Most people consider Halloween to be a harmless occasion for children to wear costumes and collect candy. But there is a lot more behind the holiday, both historical and spiritual that Christians may want to consider before deciding how and if their children should participate. In this book, you will learn about many traditions and superstitions associated with Halloween, including: Trick-or-treating and jack-o'-lanterns; Black cats and owls; Fortune-tellers and psychics; Wicca and witches; Ghouls and zombies. Join Diana Wallis Taylor in exploring the origins of Halloween customs and discovering what they mean for us today.
Diana Wallis Taylor was first published at the age of twelve, when she sold a poem to a church newsletter. Today, she has an extensive portfolio of published works, including a collection of poetry, contributions to various magazines and compilations, and six award-winning novels, including three biblical fiction stories: Martha; Mary Magdalene; and Claudia, Wife of Pontius Pilate. Diana lives in San Diego with her husband, Frank. Among them, they have six grown children and ten grandchildren. Readers can learn more by visiting her Web site, www.dianawallistaylor.com.