Happy Easter

1. There’s a dispute on another FIRST THINGS blog on where the word “Easter” came from. No matter who’s right, I have to admit that, unlike “Christmas,” it has no . . . . Continue Reading »

On the Square Today

Tania M. Geist on Pope Benedict’s theology of Holy Saturday : On Holy Saturday, God incarnate entered “the absolute and extreme solitude of mankind.” Here Benedict pointed out that we . . . . Continue Reading »

Easter Stories

Felices Pascuas ,  Joyeuses Pâques ,  Buona Pasqua ,  Glad Påsk . . . Around the world, Christians use very similar words to wish each other a  happy Easter , and with a . . . . Continue Reading »