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The Protoevangelium of James

Ever since Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection passed beyond living memory, people have wondered and speculated about the life He lived before the Gospel of His ministry (in Greek, the protoevangel). Some people told storiesContinue reading

Jesus’ Birth

Everything led up to this moment. For as long as Israel was a nation they hoped for a future teacher and deliverer. Moses, leader and lawgiver, himself spoke of a prophet like him whom GodContinue reading

The Birth of Jesus of Nazareth

The time had come. It was, as we reckon time, 6 BCE. Israel had seen better days; its independence had been lost 57 years previously, and the Israelites labored under a “half-breed” king, Herod theContinue reading