Carved pumpkins, houses decorated with ghosts, bats and spiders, children dressed in scary costumes going trick or treating – but might there be more to Halloween?
Halloween has become the fastest-growing commercial holiday, with shops taken over by all manner of ghosts and ghouls each year. But how well do we understand the overlap between Halloween and faith?
This brief introduction tells us some of the history of how Halloween came about. It ventures into ideas about the spiritual realm, asks why we love to be scared and opens our eyes to how the Bible interprets the weird and wonderful.
It’s a great giveaway that explores the origins and questions raised by Halloween.