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The Star That Astonished the World: Star of Bethlehem

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"This book seeks to identify the Star of Bethlehem mentioned in the New Testament. This is not religious book. It is a book of science and history to demonstrate what was the star that led the Wise Men to Bethlehem. The new evidence that is given will make the story of the Nativity a much more reasonable and interesting account than most historical na
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Paperback, 280 pages
Published August 1st 1991 by Academy for Scriptural Knowledge
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Mike Shultz
Jan 03, 2011 Mike Shultz rated it it was amazing
I came across this book online after checking out the website for a DVD called "The Star of Bethlehem". As long as you're enough of a geek to be fascinated by a thorough, highly analytical discussion of historical and astronomical evidence surrounding the dating of the nativity of Jesus Christ and related events, this book is for you. I'm often disappointed with lazily tossed-around theories about events in the Bible. I enjoy hearing someone pooh-pooh the idea that some star was hovering over a ...more
James
Sep 27, 2016 James rated it really liked it
This is a neat perspective on the star of Bethlehem. I downloaded free planetarium software, set the lat / long to Jerusalem, punched in the appropriate dates, and sure enough, astronomical events the author is talking about occured as he said.
Albert McCarn
Dec 20, 2016 Albert McCarn rated it it was amazing

Everyone knows when Jesus was not born. Even the most devoted Christians understand that December 25 is not the date their Savior came into the world. But when exactly was He born?
The average person would say that no one knows. That answer is incorrect. It is possible to know when Jesus (Yeshua) of Nazareth was born – at least within a few days of the event, if not the actual day. That is the message of Earnest L. Martin’s work, The Star of Bethlehem: The Star That Astonished the World.
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