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Did Historians Get Jesus' Birthdate Wrong?

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Did Historians Get Jesus' Birthdate Wrong?

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December 25th is widely contested as the actual birthdate of Jesus, but the Gospel of Luke presents another discrepancy - in what year was Jesus really born?

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It is perhaps the world's most recognized and celebrated of birthdays, so how is the birth of Christ so full of inaccuracies? There is no mention in the New Testament that the visitors from the east were kings. The presence of angels, shepherds, even Joseph himself have also been brought into question. Even the month and exact year are widely disputed among leading academics and theologians. Is there one true story? Join us as we strip away more than 2,000 years of storytelling and separate the fact from the fiction.

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