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The Symbolism of Easter According to Joseph Campbell

I like Joseph Campbell’s explanation of the symbolism of Easter, the crucifixion and the resurrection of Jesus: “What has always been basic to Easter, or resurrection, is crucifixion. If you want resurrection, you must have crucifixion. Too many interpretations of the Crucifixion have failed to emphasize that relationship and emphasize instead the calamity of the event.…

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