A Wise Man’s Footsteps

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Critical Christmas Carols: You Saw Three Ships?!

You saw three ships come sailing in On Christmas Day, on Christmas Day; You saw three ships come sailing in On Christmas Day in the morning?! That would have been a miracle, Or far advanced technology Such as appears on Doctor Who On Christmas Day in the morning. For Bethlehem’s a landlocked town, On Christmas [Read More...]

Gold, Frankincense, and Purr

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Silver, Gold, and a Blanket Might Have Been Better Still

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One of the Wise Men is about to have an Epiphany

I confess that I have often wished there was a cartoon depicting magi bringing gold, Frankenstein, and myrrh. And so I am glad that Facebook brought this my way! [Read more...]

What The Wise Men Forgot

  I saw the image above on Facebook and wanted to share it here. The Gospel of Matthew depicts the magi coming to Bethlehem when Jesus is around 2 years old. For all their reputation as “wise men” they didn’t exactly bring practical gifts. Whether he might have already been potty trained is more of [Read More...]

The Fourth Wise Man

“Unbeknownst to most theologians, there was a fourth wise man, who was turned away for bringing fruitcake.” For other variations, click here.   [Read more...]

Three Wise Women

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The Reason You Never Hear About The Fourth Wise Man

Gary Larson has the ending to the fourth wise man’s tale. And Jeff Stahler has a different version of what the third wise man brought. Hope you get gifts you like this holiday! [Read more...]

Stormtroopers vs. Baby Jesus

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1IiHyOEJIr4[/youtube] The stormtroopers are hot on the heels of the Magi, and send their human conscripts to Bethlehem to try to kill the child. But even though Luke Skywalker gets there too late, Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus have escaped to safety… [Read more...]

Bethlehemian Rhapsody

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pW1pbuyGlQ0[/youtube] HT Mark Goodacre I don’t think that even those who take exception at some elements of the theology in the lyrics will dispute that this is AWESOME! [Read more...]


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