Sunday, March 20, 2016

Yerevan, Armenia

Today is Palm Sunday in the western churches, but for Armenians it's Tsarzardar. The early church fathers had to do something to co-opt pagan believers so they made the day of Jesus' triumphant entry into Jerusalem the day to mark the triumphant entry of spring. This year, the astronomical vernal equinox happens to fall on Palm Sunday. [2015]

No comments:

Post a Comment