... of the Used, Abused, and Utterly Screwed Up.

A Secular Franciscan looks at the world... with a more jaundiced eye than ever... and lots of ellipses for you to fill in the missing text...
(with thanks to Thomas S. Klise for the title)







Monday, October 31, 2011

It just seems odd

'Jesus Ween': Christian Group Promotes Godly Alternative To Halloween

My contemporaries and I lived through yearly Hallowe'ens without becoming the anti-Christ, and while I admit that society has changed and its affection for ugly and nasty is greater than it used to be (we'd rather have dressed up as Batman or a tramp than a witch or devil or zombie) this certainly gives credence to the idea of taking a pagan holiday (I think it's become pagan - the earlier connection to All Soul's Day and All Saint's Day is lost) and making it 'Christian'...


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