“In this episode, Gaye Strathearn, associate professor of Ancient Scripture at BYU, and Alonzo Gaskill, associate professor of Church History and Doctrine and author of The Nativity, join our host Eric Huntsman to discuss the biblical story of Christmas. They discuss the similarities and differences between the narratives of Matt 1-2 and Luke 1-2 and end by focusing on the vital truths that these share with each other and Book of Mormon prophecies of Jesus’ birth. Listen to this episode and discover how the scriptural account is sometimes different than the scenes we imagine. You can also read Brother Huntsman’s December 2010 Ensign article on the same topic by going to http://lds.org/churchmagazines/EN_2010_12_20___09212_000_026.pdf.”
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