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The Dangers that Epiphany Reveals
Lessons from the Magi on being simultaneously threatened and “overwhelmed by joy.”
The Light of the Nations
The visit of the Magi draws our attention to the global nature of the gospel.
Magi’s Gift Under Threat: The Steep Decline of the Frankincense Tree
Used in worship for millennia, the tree’s resin is in dangerous demand due to popularity of essential oils.
God Turns Up In All the Wrong Places at Christmas
It’s easy to miss how strange God’s ‘perfect timing’ is in the nativity story.
Magi, Wise Men, or Kings? It’s Complicated.Subscriber Access Only
Christian tradition finds meaning in each of these mysterious monikers.
The Year in Liturgical Cinema: EpiphanySubscriber Access Only
The Avas and Samanthas of our world—the technological avatars—cannot replace the power of fleshly presence.
What Kind of Astronomical Marvel was the Star of Bethlehem?Subscriber Access Only
And was it even a star? A biblical scholar investigates the mysterious object that guided the Magi to Jesus.
O Subtle Star of BethlehemSubscriber Access Only
Theory suggests wise men saw something big in something little.
What Penny's Birthday and Epiphany Taught Me About Who We All Are
I look forward to the mystery unfolding before me in each of my children
Top Eight Historically Incorrect Christmas Songs
How to be a loudmouth know-it-all at your carol sing.
The Real 12 Days of ChristmasSubscriber Access Only
Celebrating Christ's birth with saints of the faith during the actual Christmas season.
King Jesus the DisguisedSubscriber Access Only
There's a reason it's not easy to spot him.
A Bow and a KissSubscriber Access Only
Authentic worship reveals both the friendship and fear of God.
Following the StarSubscriber Access Only
Quotations to stir heart and mind
Advent—Close Encounters of a Liturgical KindSubscriber Access Only
'Tis the season when even the free-ranging revivalist pulls up a chair to the table of historic liturgy
Russian Faithful Plunge Into Icy Water as Holy Act at EpiphanySubscriber Access Only
Biblical events take on a special significance at Istra's New Jerusalem.
Worshiping Like Pagans?Subscriber Access Only
How much did Christians borrow from Greek and Roman religions?

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