I bought Easter candy for my students. It was a mistake.Although the students made a valiant effort to eat as much as possible, they left a few Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs (a particular weakness of mine) in the candy basket. Needless to say, they didn’t last long.
So begins historian Beth Allison Barr’s observations on the poor history about Easter customs. Read her entire post at Patheos’ The Anxious Bench here: The Christian History of “Pagan” Easter