Daily Archives: December 17, 2006

When Was Jesus Born? The Date of Jesus' Birth?

So far we have discussed the probable year of Jesus’ birth. Along the way, we have established some parameters for narrowing the date even further. The astronomical data point to a series of conjunctions of Jupiter and Regulus between September … Continue reading

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Somewhat Longer Commentaries

Against my better judgment, I allowed myself to be persuaded to offer my NT students a chance at some extra credit on the final exam. In the spirit of the very short commentaries I’ve been compiling, I asked them to … Continue reading

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