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Why was Christ's birthday changed?

I have always had issues with the Bible and thought about God but my life is in shambles and everyone keeps telling me to just believe. So I am coming to get help and understand. When looking into ...
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Why did Origen oppose birthdays? Was this a Jewish belief?

I found this quote of Origen condemning birthdays as the practice of the gentile sinners. ...of all the holy people in the Scriptures, no one is recorded to have kept a feast or held a great banquet ...
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Is the census described in Luke’s Gospel connected with the land that the family of Jesus owned in Bethlehem?

In Eusesbius we have an interesting reference from the 2nd century Christian historian, Hegesippus, to property owned by the family of Jesus: But when this same Domitian had commanded that the ...
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Could Jesus have been born in September instead of December?

There is an argument for Jesus not being born on December 25th. One of the arguments runs like this: During the time of King David, there were so many priests, that they had to be divided into 24 '...
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