The End,The Beginning.

Over the next few days Christians will be reading and listening to some well-known Bible stories. Some will hear these stories and wonder, Did this really happen? How can this be true? virgin births, moving stars, angels, magi…. Friends, this Christmas season let me suggest something. Don’t worry about the question, did it happen? Ask […]

Jesus’ Birth and the Emperor

First an apology. Last week I said I would post some resources and clearly I didn’t. I had internet connection problems over the past week that now, I’m glad to say, are resolved. This week I would like to think about religion in the Roman Empire in the first century BCE. Of course people write entire books […]