Themed Study: Easter and Passover

April 4, 2023 - December 31, 2025
At any time? Recorded in 2021, and available for self-study and group use, it appears.
New HavenCT

The spring holidays of Passover and Easter have been intertwined since the earliest periods of Christianity. Each represents the defining event of Judaism and Christianity, respectively: the Exodus from Egypt and the resurrection of Jesus. This course discusses the biblical origins of the two holidays; how Easter grew out of Passover; and how the holidays have changed over the centuries, from the ritual practices to the liturgies and even to the dates on which they are celebrated.