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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

No Room In The Inn? Born In A Manger?

It has become a popular cultural tradition around Christmas time to hear that Christ was born in a manger because there was no room in the inn. However the New Testament mentions neither a manger as we understand it nor an inn when describing the Christmas story. For more details on this topic and possible alternative explanations, I recommend the following articles:

The Manger and the Inn

Away in a Manger, but Not in a Barn

"No Room in the Inn"

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