Halloween What's Behind the Mask?
Series Crosstalk America
Dr. David Brown is pastor of the First Baptist Church of Oak Creek, WI. He holds a Masters Degree in Theology and a PhD in History, specializing in the history of the English Bible. He is also the President of Logos Communication Consortium, a research organization that produces a large variety of materials warning Christians of present dangers in our culture.
In the U.S., the Pilgrims and Puritans had nothing to do with Halloween and its occultic roots. Going back to 1845-'46 there was what's known as the Irish Potato Famine. A lot of Irish immigrants fled to America and with them came their pagan customs/holidays, one of them being the celebration of Samhain. That resulted in the formation of our modern day holiday known as Halloween.
|Oct 8, 2018