Christmas and Other Issues in Discussion

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(Larry Hurtado):  Helen Bond’s posting about the “Nativity” TV series currently airing on BBC TV here in the UK reminded me of the round-table discussion among Alan Segal, John Kloppenborg and myself a few years ago commissioned by the online news/culture magazine, Slate.  We discussed the Christmas stories and other texts as to historical question about them.  Here’s the URL to the initial piece by Alan Segal (you can access the others in the dialogue-series by clicking on the numbers at the end of Segal’s piece):  http://www.slate.com/id/2132974/entry/2132989/

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About larryhurtado

I'm a scholar in New Testament and Christian Origins, currently Professor of New Testament Language, Literature & Theology in the University of Edinburgh (since 1996), and previously Professor in the Department of Relgiion, University of Manitoba.

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