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An Arc in the Sand. Reflecting on Easter Traditions #1

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If there is a universal symbol of Christianity today it is undoubtedly the cross. But in the first three hundred years of the church it was the fish. The fish symbol was particularly significant during outbreaks of persecution. Because it had been used by pagans it aroused little suspicion. Christians would mark the symbol on meeting places to indicate their presence and on tombs to mark the...

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