Category: Jesus’ Birth

Jimmy Akin and Joseph’s Two Homes (Evangelical Eisegesis #4 – Catholic Edition)

Matthew depicts Joseph as living in Bethlehem and setting in Nazareth later. Luke depicts Joseph as being from Nazareth, going to Bethlehem for the census and birth of Jesus, and then returning to Nazareth. How can these two be reconciled? If you’re Jimmy Akin… Continue Reading “Jimmy Akin and Joseph’s Two Homes (Evangelical Eisegesis #4 – Catholic Edition)”

Do the Matthean and Lukan Birth Narratives Contradict? One Attempt at Reconciliation (and Why It Misses the Point)

A theologian tries to reconcile a contradiction but can’t see the forest for the trees.