Just when you thought 2020 could not get anymore strange, now some crazy things are about to happen in the heavens. Some scientists think this might be what the wise men saw in the sky over Bethlehem and what Matthew described in his gospel, known as the star of Bethlehem. Could it be? And what does it mean? Daniel Kolenda shares his thoughts on this interesting news, the Star of Bethlehem, the Magi and more on this edition of Off the Record.
LINKS – mentioned in the podcast:
Newsweek Article: What Is the Christmas Star? Iconic Planetary Alignment Will Appear in December After 800 Years
Inverse Article: The Star of Bethlehem was Probably a Rare Planetary Alignment
Mystery of the Magi book and bundle: https://shopus.cfan.org/collections/frontpage/products/mystery-of-the-magi-silent-night-gift-set
- 0:42 Introduction
- 5:06 Leaving the 2020 Drama Behind
- 6:19 Newsweek Article
- 9:14 The Reason I’m Discussing the Star
- 9:30 Inverse Article
- 12:04 What Did the Magi See?
- 16:08 Stepping into Speculation and Looking at Scripture
- 22:42 Reading from The Mystery of the Magi
- 24:18 Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!