Why Is Easter Called Easter? Bede the Venerable, the 6 century author of Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum (“Ecclesiastical History of the English People”), maintains that the English word Easter comes from Eostre, or Eostrae, the Anglo-Saxon goddess of spring and fertility.
What is Easter called Easter?
Resurrection Sunday Easter, also called Pascha (Aramaic, Greek, Latin), Zatik (Armenian) or Resurrection Sunday is a Christian festival and cultural holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial following his crucifixion by the Romans at
What does Easter teach us about?
It marks the anniversary of Jesus resurrection and ascension to heaven — and observing this holiday can teach Christians a lot more about faith than bunnies. Easter arrives at the end of Holy Week and right after Good Friday, which commemorates Jesus crucifixion and death. Its also used as a confirmation of faith.