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I asked my students before Easter Break if they knew how Easter got its name.
Jesus came from the East, they said.
That’s only true to us in the West, I said. Anyway, why the eggs and bunnies? What do eggs and bunnies have to do with Jesus?
Eggs and bunnies are cute, they said. Jesus likes cute things.
Well, everybody likes cute things.
But Easter is named after Ostara, a Teutonic goddess of…
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