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Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean and associate professor, theology, was interviewed for a National Geographic story on Easter traditions. See below.

Easter Traditions: Bunnies, Eggs, Whippings, and Crucifixion

From: National Geographic
Date: March 25, 2016
Author: Brian Handwerk

... In many traditions, an Easter bunny doles out decorated eggs to children. Eggs have had an obvious, universal link to the season of rebirth since long before the Christian era.

“Rites of spring have been adapted into Easter practices, and the Church has adapted and cultures have have adapted to utilize these symbols and create new understanding,” notes Morozowich.

"The famous Ukrainian Easter eggs, for example, are eggs that Ukrainians have been making for millennia.” ...

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