• Biblical Archaeology Society | 12/1/2018 | Staff
    Since the early days of Christianity, Biblical scholars and theologians have offered varying interpretations of the meaning and significance of the gold, frankincense, and myrrh that the magi...
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  • Fr. Dwight Longenecker | 1/6/2018 | Dwight Longenecker
    Probably not. The Arabians certainly domesticated camels and over the centuries used them as pack animals on their trade routes across the Arabia peninsula. They were known for breeding camels and...
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  • Community in Mission | 12/29/2017 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Who Were the Magi? The Gospel of Matthew says, After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem (Mat 2:1).
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  • Desiring God | 12/7/2017 | Staff
    Unlike Luke, Matthew does not tell us about the shepherds coming to visit Jesus in the stable. His focus is immediately on foreigners — Gentiles, non-Jews — coming from the east to worship Jesus.
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  • Christian Crier | 12/1/2017 | Staff
    How did the magi ever find Jesus when they came from so far away? Was there more to it than just following the star? Have you ever been curious about why the wise men or the magi came to visit Jesus...
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  • Fr Longenecker at Patheos | 10/17/2017 | Staff
    I am beginning a series of posts over at my blog Standing on My Head about the Magi. These are to whet you whistle for my new book that comes out in a few weeks’ time.
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  • Standing on my Head | 5/25/2017 | Fr. Dwight Longenecker
    You may have heard of my latest book project called The Mystery of the Magi- the Quest to Identify the Three Wise Men. I’m really excited by this book. It has been so interesting to investigate the...
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  • Godspace | 1/10/2017 | Staff
    The wise men have always intrigued me. Of course the tradition is there – a named three kings bearing no resemblance to the quiet restraint of the Biblical account.
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  • Anxious Bench | 12/22/2016 | Philip Jenkins
    As any Bible reader knows, the infant Jesus was visited by Magi, who brought gold, frankincense, and myrrh, and a cold coming they had of it. But where did they actually get these gifts from?...
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