In many communities in the United States, Halloween has been banned from the schools amid accusations that the holiday originated in and celebrates devil worshiping. Kids in such places are no longer allowed to dress up in costumes for school, and the Halloween carnival has been replaced with a namby pamby “fall festival.” This is more than just the usual reactionary tactic of calling whatever you don’t like “Satanic.” It is a complete misunderstanding of the history and heritage of the many Americans who are descended from Celts.
Samhain, the holiday festival we now call Halloween, was celebrated first by ancient people centuries before the birth of Christ. Not only is it not anti-Christ (or pro-devil), but it has nothing to do with Christ. To suggest otherwise is like comparing pumpkins to palm fronds. You can’t worship someone who doesn’t yet exist. No Christian God, no devil.
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