The Visit of the Astro-Nerds

Merry Christmas to all!  To mark my first Christmas as a blogger for the Vatican Observatory I must of course write on The Star of Bethlehem.  Consider these verses, from the second chapter of Matthew, that discuss The Star: When Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, in the days of King Herod, behold, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, “Where is the newborn king of the Jews?  We saw his star at its rising and have come to do him homage.”  When King Herod heard this, he was greatly troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.  Assembling all the chief priests and the scribes of the people, he inquired of them where the Messiah was to be born.  They said to him, “In Bethlehem of Judea, for thus it has been written through the prophet: ‘And you, Bethlehem, land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; since from you shall come a ruler, … Continue reading →

Sorgente: The Visit of the Astro-Nerds

Feliz Navidad – Feliz Natal – Merry Christmas – Buon Natale – Joyeux Noël

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