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Look Inside – Early Legends About Jesus’ Birth and Childhood

Early Legends About Jesus’ Birth and Childhood - Canada Lutheran Magazine - ELCIC
Only two gospels, Matthew and Luke, contain stories of Jesus’ birth, infancy and youth. These gospels provide a few narratives about the events surrounding Jesus’ nativity, but nothing about his childhood except for Luke’s story of the twelve-year-old Jesus in the Temple. “The Protoevangelium of James grants to young Mary some of the characteristics of Jesus found in the Gospels. The message is clear: Mary is a worthy mother of the Lord and an ideal role model.” The December 2017 issue of Canada Lutheran dives into the many tales surrounding the early life of Jesus Christ. Lutheran Theological Seminary’s Rev. Dr. Kristine...
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