Holiday Day Information Halloween
HALLOWEEN: WHERE DOES IT COME FROM?
Wayne S Antion  -  Plain Truth   -  October-November 1978
The Halloween season will soon be upon us. Stores will sell orange and black greeting cards; costumes and masks. Children will dress up as witches, ghosts, and vampires. Parents will carve pumpkins into grotesque configurations. Teens will join in the holiday spirit by engaging in pranks ranging fro ...
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HALLOWEEN: WHERE DOES IT COME FROM?
 
Should A Christian Observe Halloween?
Gerhard O Marx  -  Tomorrow's World   -  October 1971
What about this strange festival? What have goblins, witches and ghosts to do with this feast of demoniacal masks and gaudy decorations? ...
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Should A Christian Observe Halloween?
 
What's So "Hallowed" About Halloween?
Clayton D Steep  -  Good News   -  October-November 1985
The name means "hallowed evening." But is it really? Where did it come from? What is it all about? And is it really good for children? Creepy goblins, ghosts and demons, witches on brooms, spiders and bats, dead men's bones, flickering jack-o'-lanterns, black cats, eerie costumes and p ...
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WHY NOT? EXORCISE HALLOWEEN
David Jon Hill  -  Plain Truth   -  October-November 1977
Shades of Samhain - Lord of the Dead! By good old Druid reckoning, here we are at that time of year again . Dress your little kiddies up in the most demon-inspired outfits possible: witches, ghosts (unholy), skeletons, ghouls, black cats (they make the best mediums), monsters of every description (a ...
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WHY NOT? EXORCISE HALLOWEEN
 
SATAN, SUPERSTAR DEVIL MOVIES - VIEW AT YOUR OWN RISK
Keith W Stump  -  Plain Truth   -  March 1977
Hollywood's obsession with the demonic and supernatural could have some diabolical consequences. For months, movie marquees all over the country have been hawking a ghastly array of lurid motion pictures featuring Satan and his demonic cohorts. Films such as The Omen, House of Exorcism, The Devil ...
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SATAN, SUPERSTAR DEVIL MOVIES - VIEW AT YOUR OWN RISK
 
WHAT'S SO HALLOWED ABOUT HALLOWEEN?
Clayton D Steep  -  Plain Truth   -  October-November 1979
The name means "hallowed evening." But is it really? Where did it come from? What is it all about? And is it really good for children? Creepy goblins, ghosts and demons, witches on brooms, spiders and bats, dead men's bones, flickering jack-o-lanterns, black cats, eerie costumes and part ...
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WHAT'S SO HALLOWED ABOUT HALLOWEEN?
 
Why the Strange Customs of HALLOWEEN?
Herman L Hoeh & Gerhard O Marx  -  Plain Truth   -  October-November 1970
Halloween is the strangest holiday of the entire year. On the eve of November 1, children in many lands dress as goblins, or as witches, knock on doors, announce "trick or treat," soap windows of schools and stores. Some tear down mailboxes, and give the police a great many headaches with their juve ...
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Why the Strange Customs of HALLOWEEN?
 
COMMUNICATION WITH THE DEAD IS IT POSSIBLE?
Keith W Stump  -  Plain Truth   -  April 1983
Can you "make contact: with dead relatives and friends? Here is an eye-opening look at a topic that has intrigued millions! Recently, we received a curious tape recording from a Plain Truth reader. The unusual recording purports to contain excerpts from actual voice conversations with persons w ...
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COMMUNICATION WITH THE DEAD IS IT POSSIBLE?
 
THE ORIGIN OF HALLOWE'EN
Gerhard O Marx  -  Plain Truth   -  October 1967
What about this strange festival? What have goblins, witches and ghosts to do with this feast of All Hallows Eve? And why the demoniacal masks and gaudy decorations? Each year millions around the world observe the strangest of all festivals, Hallowe'en - All Hallows Evening. Especially so in Great ...
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THE ORIGIN OF HALLOWE'EN
 
HALLOWE'EN Where Did It Come From?
Herman L Hoeh  -  Plain Truth   -  November 1959
The facts are dumbfounding! It is time we taught our children the truth about Hallowe'en! Hallowe'en is not a Christian holiday! Yet the "Christian" world observes it. Why? Where does the Bible mention Hallowe'en? Did you know that every autumn on the eve of November 1, heathen child ...
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HALLOWE'EN Where Did It Come From?
 
WHY THE STRANGE CUSTOMS OF HALLOWEEN?
Gerhard O Marx  -  Plain Truth   -  October 1976
Where did Halloween come from? Should it be observed? Few realize just how enlightened, twentieth-century man came to observe such a superstitious custom. Halloween is the strangest holiday of the entire year. On the eve of November 1 children dress as goblins or witches and knock on doors, yelling ...
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WHY THE STRANGE CUSTOMS OF HALLOWEEN?
 
The Strange Origin of Halloween
John R Schroeder  -  Plain Truth   -  November 1, 1975
Where did Halloween come from? Should it be observed? How did enlightened twentieth century man come to observe such a superstitious custom? Halloween is the strangest holiday of the entire year. On the eve of November 1, children in many lands dress as goblins or witches, knock on doors, announce ...
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The Strange Origin of Halloween
 
HALLOWEEN Where Did It Come From? - Part XI
Herman L Hoeh  -  Plain Truth   -  October 1953
Halloween - the strangest holiday of the entire year! Every autumn, on the eve of November 1, children dressed as goblins, or as witches with broomsticks, knock on doors, announce "trick or treat," soap windows of schools and stores, tear down mailboxes, and give the police a great many he ...
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HALLOWEEN Where Did It Come From? - Part XI
 
The Answers to Short Questions from Our Readers
Plain Truth Staff  -  Plain Truth   -  October 1969
Question: "Halloween has always seemed a fantastic holiday devoted to revelry and children's pranks. How did it originate? Halloween - my dictionary says - is a short form of 'All Hallow Even' - a religious occasion." Answer: HALLOWEEN is indeed the strangest holiday of the entire ye ...
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The Answers to Short Questions from Our Readers
 
The Bible Answers Short Questions From Our Readers
Plain Truth Staff  -  Plain Truth   -  October 1968
Question: What is the origin of today's Hallowe'en customs? Answer: Hallowe'en long antedates Christianity! It was only later introduced into the professing Christian world - centuries after the death of the apostles. Why, then, do so many today keep Hallowe'en? What useful purpose does such ...
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The Bible Answers Short Questions From Our Readers
 

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