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“…Easter…is not a Christian name.  It bears its Chaldean origin on its forehead.  Easter is nothing else than Astarte, one of the titles of Beltis, the QUEEN OF HEAVEN, whose name, as pronounced by the people of Nineveh, was evidently identical with that now in common use in this country.  That name, as found by Layard on the Assyrian monuments, is Ishtar.  The worship of Bel and Astarte was very early introduced into Britain, along with the Druids, ‘the priests of the groves.’”  – Alexander Hislop, The Two Babylons (ISBN 0 7136 0470 0), page 103.

 

“The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead their dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto other gods, that they may provoke me to anger” Jer 8.18.

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