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The Star of Bethlehem or the Star of Jacob? A Forgotten Prophecy
Biblical Studies

The Star of Bethlehem or the Star of Jacob? A Forgotten Prophecy

by Rev. Dr. Eugen J. Pentiuc This essay was first published on the website of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. Nearly every year during the Nativity season printed journals and articles posted online flood us with the same resounding question: “What Was the Star of Bethlehem?” Among the four canonical gospels, Matthew is the…

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