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The star of Bethlehem

an astronomer"s confirmation

by Hughes, David W.

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Published by Walker in New York .
Written in English

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  • Star of Bethlehem

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    StatementDavid Hughes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB805 .H83 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 218 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4435523M
    ISBN 100802706444
    LC Control Number79088870

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But over the last few centuries, rationalists have sought to identify the Star with an actual stellar phenomenon — something natural rather than supernatural. In his book, physicist Aaron Adair outlines and evaluates the various hypotheses put forward/5(17). "The Star of Bethlehem - An Astronomer's View", by Mark Kidger, gives a review of all the various suggestions that have been made over the years, finally settling on a combination of events being the sign: a triple conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn in Pisces (the sign Kidger says is associated with the Jews - more on this later) between May and December of 7 BC, with Mars Cited by: 2.

In The Star of Bethlehem, Mark Kidger brings all the tools of modern science, years of historical research, and an infectious spirit of inquiry to bear on the mystery/5. "Molnar's The Star of Bethlehem is a fascinating contribution to the immense literature that attempts to come to terms with the Christmas Star represented in Matthew's Gospel.

In my opinion, this book is the most original and important contribution of the entire twentieth century on the thorny question of how events recorded there should be interpreted."/5(41).

This book is the fruit of the first ever interdisciplinary international scientific conference on Matthew's story of the Star of Bethlehem and the Magi, held in at the University of Groningen, and attended by world-leading specialists in all relevant fields: modern astronomy, the ancient near-eastern and Greco-Roman worlds, the history of science, and religion.4/4(1).

Star of Bethlehem by Michael Pettem combines science and ancient astronomy with insight from the Gospel of Matthew to understand the Star of Bethlehem Skip to content Home. The Star of Bethlehem equips the modern reader to hear the story just as its first audience would have heard and understood it.

To do this, the book calls upon the reader to join a group assembled to hear the Gospel of Matthew somewhere in the Roman Empire toward the end of the first century.

This view is supported by the fact that first, the magi had to ask King Herod where the King of the Jews was born, which means the star wasn’t guiding them at that time (Matthew ). And second, they rejoiced exceedingly when they saw the star (again) as they began their journey to Bethlehem (Matthew ).

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Throughout history, people have tried to connect the Star to real, naturalistic phenomena, as well as to explain it in other ways/5. In The Star of Bethlehem, Mark Kidger brings all the tools of modern science, years of historical research, and an infectious spirit of inquiry to bear on the mystery.

He sifts through an astonishing variety of ideas, evidence, and information — including Babylonian sky charts, medieval paintings, data from space probes, and even calculations about the speed of a camel — to present a.

The star of Bethlehem looks like it wasn't a star at all but a conjunction of planets on the zodiac that had astrological significance so much so that the author of Matthew put it in his nativity story.

On the date of Ap in the 6 bce.4/5. The Star of Bethlehem documentary. Rick Larson has made The Star of Bethlehem Documentary, which suggests that Revelation 12 is a record of what the magi saw. This documentary was the reason for the research behind the book “The Star of Bethlehem and Babylonian Astrology – Astronomy and Revelation 12 Reveal What the Magi Saw”.

Interspersed among Hanson's descriptions of the religious, scientific, scholarly, and philosophical importance of the star are dozens of passages from literature and fable that illustrate how the Star of Bethlehem has captivated Babylonian clerics, Jeanne Hanson explores one of our culture's most powerful icons of hope and mystery from a number of fascinating perspectives/5.

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The star of Bethlehem: the legacy of the Magi User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Agos n (Spanish, Wellesley Coll.) devotes the first half of her autobiography to her childhood and early. "Molnar's The Star of Bethlehem is a fascinating contribution to the immense literature that attempts to come to terms with the Christmas Star represented in Matthew's Gospel.

In my opinion, this book is the most original and important contribution of the entire twentieth century on the thorny question of how events recorded there should be interpreted."Brand: Rutgers University Press. In his book The Star of Bethlehem: An Astronomer's View, Mark R. Kidger writes that the Star of Bethlehem was "almost certainly a nova" that appeared in mid-March 5 B.C.

"somewhere between the modern constellations of Capricornus and Aquila". One of my reading interests is nonfiction. I got a used copy of this book from the Newberry Library Book Fair held this past July. In this book, the author, who is an astronomer, considers three revival explanations of the star of Bethlehem: 1.

It was an actual physical object, explicable by scientific law. It was a miracle, an intervention /5. A strange star is claimed to have appeared at the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. This site is an investigation of the story found in the Biblical Gospel of Matthew, a story often called the ‘Star of Bethlehem.’ It brings the words of Roman and Jewish historians alongside the.

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THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM: THE LEGACY OF THE MAGI concludes that an astrological portent involving Jupiter and the Moon in the zodiacal constellation Aries was the 'star' that lead the Magi to Jesus.

The book has a Christian and Western flavor but is respectful of other religions and cultures. The writing style is quite clear and pleasing to by: "The Star" is a science fiction short story by English writer Arthur C. appeared in the science fiction magazine Infinity Science Fiction in and won the Hugo Award in It is collected in Clarke's book of short stories The Other Side of the Sky, and was reprinted in the January issue of Short Story International as the lead-off : Arthur C.

Clarke. The only mention of the Star of Bethlehem in the New Testament is in the Gospel of Matthew. This reference has remained a great astronomical mystery, which has intrigued theologians, historians and astronomers throughout the ages.

There has never been a satisfactory solution to this 2,year-old problem. David Collins goes in search of the truth, examining the historical.

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The Star of Bethlehem, also called the Christmas Star, is a star in the Bible and Christian tradition that let the Magi know that Jesus was born, and later helped them go to ing to the Gospel of Matthew, the star made the magi travel to Jerusalem.

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