The First Christmas: What the Gospels Really Teach About Jesus's Birth


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u201CWho could argue with the message the authors draw from the Bibleu2019s Christmas stories? Light in the darkest time of the year, hope in a period of creeping despairu2014these are powerful and universal themes that can give everyone a stake in Christmas.u201D
u2014USA Today

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In The First Christmas Marcus J. Borg and John Dominic Crossanu2014top Jesus scholars and authors of The Last Weeku2014help us see the real Christmas story buried in the familiar Bible accounts. Basing their interpretations on the two nativity narratives in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, Borg and Crossan focus on the literal storyu2014the inner truth rather than the historical factsu2014to offer a clear and uplifting message of hope and peace. With The First Christmas readers get a fresh, deep, and new understanding of the nativity story, enabling us to better appreciate the powerful message of the Gospels.

  • Author:
    • 0: Marcus J. Borg
    • 1: John Dominic Crossan
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    • Height: 800
    • Length: 531
    • Weight: 46
    • Width: 61
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    • Length: 780
    • Weight: 45
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