Posts Tagged ‘Magi’

Matthew and Luke ‘wrote history’ about Jesus’ birth, says Pope Comments 0

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

In the final volume of his trilogy on the life and teachings of Jesus, Pope Benedict XVI strongly affirms the authenticity of the Gospel accounts of his birth and childhood by Matthew and Luke. He says the two evangelists set out to “write history, real history that had actually happened, admittedly interpreted and understood in Read more

Ancient text suggests more than three wise men Comments 2

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

A reputedly first-hand account of the Three Wise Men, who came to bring gifts to the child Jesus, has been found in the Vatican archives. According to a Times article in The Australian, the new account suggests there were “scores” of Magi, rather than just the three wise men bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. The Read more