Friday, January 1, 2016

"Biblical birth narratives are weird and incredible. We can stop sanitizing them." - Washington Post

The Biblical narrative of Christ's birth is built upon at least seven aspects that churches avoid at Christmas: infertility, peasant life, refugee status, the shame of an unwed mother, quiet faithfulness of seniors, injustice and social stigma. Did your Christ
mas play of the nativity deal with any of these?

This well-written essay W. David. O. Taylor examines the Christmas story as it is written in the Gospels. Read more.

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