April 20, 2019

Susan Wessel, professor, church history and historical theology, and church history area director, was quoted in The Washington Post about the date for Easter.

...Early Christians in Syria, who lived in proximity to Jews, wanted to maintain the theological link between Passover and Easter, Wessel said. They drew a parallel between the sacrificial lambs of Passover and the figurative lamb of Jesus Christ, who they believed died on the cross to atone for humanity’s sins...

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