Christmas Myths

Attempts to discredit the Biblical narratives of Jesus’ birth often appear around Christmas. This year is no exception with an article by Fenella Souter in which she claims elements of the Biblical accounts are “highly questionable as history” (“Divine Intervention”, Good Weekend  – Sydney Morning Herald, December 3, 2011, 25-30). The article is not available online, but some helpful responses are, including from:

Paul Barnett, here (pdf) and here (blog)

Sandy Grant, The Briefing, (Matthias Media), here.


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