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Here's What Nobody Told You About Mary And Joseph

The truth about the two parents at the heart of the Nativity story is often brushed aside when talking about Christianity's main man. But whether or not you're a person of faith, Mary and Joseph are interesting characters. The historical details and context of their time make them way more interesting than the figures carrying a staff and riding a donkey in the movies...

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    Here's What Nobody Told You About Mary And Joseph

    Here's What Nobody Told You About Mary And Joseph

    The truth about the two parents at the heart of the Nativity story is often brushed aside when talking about Christianity's main man. But whether or not you're a person of faith, Mary and Joseph are interesting characters. The historical details and context of their time make them way more interesting than the figures carrying a staff and riding a donkey...

    Why Mary Would Have Been Stoned To Death Without Joseph

    Why Mary Would Have Been Stoned To Death Without Joseph

    The Jewish province of Judea in Ancient Rome was an exceptionally conservative, religious place. As Primo Levi Center says, Roman officials more or less let Pre-Christian Jewish people govern themselves, under their own laws, and only intervened in the case of "disturbances" (such as when Herod ordered the deaths of all first-born males, in order to...

    The Reason Mary And Joseph Almost Broke Up

    The Reason Mary And Joseph Almost Broke Up

    Mary and Joseph are the New Testament power couple, though if you read the story more closely, Mary and the Immaculate Conception are the real power couple. Joseph is just kind of hanging out there, being a pretty good dude. Nothing super special about him in the common mythos, except that he stuck around to raise Mary's child, knowing it...

    Does The Bible Ever Mention The Virgin Mary's Death?

    Does The Bible Ever Mention The Virgin Mary's Death?

    The Bible, the sacred text of hundreds of millions of believers around the world, gives accounts of the lives of thousands of characters, major and minor, who come and go throughout the document's narrative. In some cases, the individuals get less than a sentence, while in others, they get whole books. And when it comes to documenting individuals' lives...

    Who Really Were The Three Wise Men?

    Who Really Were The Three Wise Men?

    We know they brought gifts, but most people aren't too familiar with the characters beyond that. When you hear the visitors mentioned in Christmas carols — for instance, "We Three Kings," posted on YouTube — they're often described as being, well, kings who follow a star from far off lands to deliver gifts for the newly birthed Messiah...

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