The Star of Bethlehem is endlessly fascinating. All kinds of theories about what it was have been proposed.
Based on the way Matthew describes it, some have thought it was a supernatural manifestation that led the magi around.
Some have even suggested it was a flying saucer.
Some have said it was a myth and never really existed.
All of these views are based on the idea that the star didn’t move the way a normal star would.
Is this correct?
Here are 8 things to know and share . . .
1) Why would people think the star’s motion was unusual?
There is a popular impression that the magi began following the star in their eastern homeland and that it led them to Jerusalem. This is taken...READ MORE