Tag: gold frankincense and myrrh

Christmas Stories in Christian Apocrypha

12/13 | 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.

Why Did the Magi Bring Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh?

12/02 | 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.

When Was Jesus Born—B.C. or A.D.?

11/29 | In which year was Jesus born? While this is sometimes debated, the majority of New Testament scholars place Jesus’ birth in 4 B.C. or before. This begs the question: How   Read more…

Posted in Jesus/Historical Jesus, Post-Biblical Period.


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