New Testament Scholar Darrell Bock's latest blog entry discusses what, if anything, the gospel accounts of Jesus' birth tell us about the day He was born.
"I did an interview for ABC's Good Morning America a few nights ago on the date of Christmas. It was triggered by an astronomer's claim to have nailed down the date to a day in June. The origins of this date are worth discussing, since the gospels do not give us a specific day or even the season Jesus was born. The most we can get for the biblical data is a range of years. Here is the gist of what I told ABC in an email before the interview..."
Check it out here.
Courage and Godspeed,
Chad A. Gross