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I have been having this issue quite frequently lately also.
Its like thinking about the size of the universe.... my head hurts!
Originally posted by ckitch
Assuming he was born on December 25th year 1 (?) and I know people dispute the month and day, what on earth was the date, say 50 years earlier? (and please don't say BC).
Shepherds would not be in the fields at night in Israel on December 25...its too cold.
Originally posted by Magantice
reply to post by ckitch
According to the bible, jesus was born during passover. The Inns in town were all full so the took shelter in a stable. I believe Jesus was born in April of 4 BC. My personal opinion based on everything I've read.Having said that, I would also like to say that its all been a lie.
Originally posted by BrokenCircles
I remember when I was a kid(back when I believed everything I was told), and I thought that those initials meant this- B.C.= Before Christ; A..D = After Death. I was always curious what happened to the 33(??) years in between.
Originally posted by Akragon
why do people keep saying "it was too cold"
Have you been to the middle east in Dec.?
Too cold? C'mon...