Friday, December 18, 2020

On Matthew's Magi

BIBLE HISTORY DAILY: We Three Kings of Orient Are? The Magi who recognized baby Jesus as lord, how many there were, and where they traveled from (Mary Joan Winn Leith). It's a trick question of course. There weren't any kings. This essay is an excellent overview of Matthew's Magi tradition and its history of interpretation.

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