Halloween Articles

Trick or Treating

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In the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Canada, it is customary for children to go trick or treating on the evening of October 31. They dress up in costumes, wigs, makeup, or masks and go from door to door (usually in groups of four or five). They knock on the door or ring […]

Halloween Articles

Christianity and Halloween

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Halloween is a mixture of pagan customs and Christian beliefs. Christians have a sort of love/hate relationship with the holiday. Halloween has alternately been praised and banned entirely by the Christian communities in various locations and in different centuries around the world. Halloween does have pagan roots; there isn’t much doubt about that. The holiday […]