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Christian group celebrating "Jesus Ween" not Halloween

(CNN) - A Christian group is promoting a faith-based alternative to Halloween. It's called "Jesus Ween." Jesusween.com says Halloween is a day to "celebrate u

(CNN) - A Christian group is promoting a faith-based alternative to Halloween. It's called "Jesus Ween."

Jesusween.com says Halloween is a day to "celebrate ungodly images and evil characters." The pastor who created Jesus Ween says Halloween is not consistent with the Christian faith and many people feel uncomfortable on that day.

So, the group is asking Christians to dress in white and hand out bibles and other Christian gifts instead of candy. It also asks people to knock on doors and share the message of Christianity.

The head of the Department of Religion at Texas Christian University gave her take on Jesus Ween and Halloween. "For many Christians, that is the primary point, that you spread the word. So, I think you take whatever opportunity you've got. I don't think Christians need to feel guilty about putting their kids in costumes and sending them out to shake down the neighbors for candy bars."

Nadia Lahutsky also notes that like many American holidays, Halloween has pagan and Christian roots. She says Halloween means all hallows eve, the day before All Saints Day.