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A day with few visitors presents an opportunity.
by Heidi Haverkamp
The mystical significance of Jesus’ resurrection
We don’t need to debate the possibility of a reanimated corpse. We need to reimagine our whole understanding of the material world.
by Ross M. Allen
The glory and the glare of Easter
What can we see with the light in our eyes?
by Stephanie Paulsell
Rising up with Christ
In the Eastern church's art, Christ arises triumphantly and magnificently—but not alone.
by John Dominic Crossan and Sarah Sexton Crossan
Our guests know that resurrection defies logic. That is why they come sidling through our doors—every one of them comes hoping for it.
by Matt Fitzgerald
Easter Sunday is glorious. But the most important Sundays come afterward, when we are left—as were
Jesus' disciples—with the sense that nothing can ever be the same.
by John Buchanan