Season 1: Episode 10
The Nativity Stories
Date Aired: 01/02/2023
Magi and mangers and murderous kings—it must be Christmas! The New Testament tells two very different stories of Jesus’s birth, but why? Helen and Dave set the Biblical Time Machine to December 25, Year 1 to discuss why the authors of Matthew and Luke chose to write their own particular versions of the Nativity story, each with important theological and political undertones. And was Jesus even born in Year 1? We’ll answer all your Christmas questions.
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