Tag: birth of jesus

Christmas Stories in Christian Apocrypha

12/02 | The modern Christmas nativity scene is drawn from apocryphal texts in addition to the infancy narratives of Matthew and Luke.   Read more…

Posted in Bible Interpretation, Jesus/Historical Jesus.

The Virgin Mary and the Prophet Muhammad

12/01 | The Virgin Mary and the prophet Muhammad have a lot in common within their respective Christian and Islamic traditions, according to author Mary Joan Winn Leith.   Read more…

Posted in Bible Interpretation, People in the Bible, Post-Biblical Period.

Why Did the Magi Bring Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh?

12/01 | Were the gifts of the magi meant to save Jesus from the pain of arthritis? It’s possible, according to researchers at Cardiff University in Wales who have been studying the   Read more…

Posted in Jesus/Historical Jesus.


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