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Questions tagged [virgin-birth]

For questions concerning the virgin birth of Jesus Christ. Questions about Mary, the mother of Jesus should use the "virgin-mary" tag. General questions about theological beliefs involving sexual virginity should use the "virgin" tag.

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What are the traditional reasons ascribed to why God saw it fit that Jesus be born of a virgin?

According to the early church fathers, why did God decide that Jesus would be born of a virgin? I would imagine that someone like Augustine would say that it has something to do with why he is ...
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Old Testament verses other than Genesis 3:15 speak of the “seed” of a woman. How, then, does it indicate a virgin birth? [closed]

I am researching prophecies about the virgin birth of Jesus in the Old Testament and am currently trying to find answers on specific issues. Genesis 16:10; 24:60; 4:25; Leviticus 22:13; 1 Samuel 2:20-...
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Have there been any Christian writings on the genetics of Jesus? [closed]

Mainstream Christians believe that Jesus was the son of God the Father and Mary, a virgin. From a scientific perspective, this means that he would have had no genetic material provided from a male ...
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According to those holding that Jesus was literally born of a virgin, why did Paul not mention it?

Matthew and Luke each open with an account of Jesus' miraculous virginal conception and birth. The virgin birth is widely seen as an essential belief in Christianity, being found for example in the ...
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Do Mormons believe in the Virgin birth taught in the Bible? (LDS)

According to Brigham Young, the second prophet and president of the LDS church: "The birth of the Savior was as natural as the births of our children; it was the result of natural action. He ...
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How do Catholics explain the fact that Jesus is male yet he has no human biological father?

Science states that the mother contributes an X chromosome, while the father contributes either an X or a Y chromosome. If the father contributes a Y chromosome, the fetus will develop into a male (...