Even the resurrection, the joyful end of the Easter story, resists domestication as it resists banalization. Unlike Christmas, it also resists a noncommittal response. Even agnostics and atheists who don't accept Christ's divinity can accept the general outlines of the Christmas story with little danger to their worldview. But Easter demands a response.Read the entire post.
Monday, April 25, 2011
Jesuit James Martin suggests why Easter resists a commercial takeover. The power of Easter is more personal than Christmas: