The Magi and New Testament Scholars

Posted November 1, 2017 2:10 am by Dwight Longenecker

If you didn’t know it already, most New Testament scholars consider the story of the Three Wise Men to be a pious, late invented fiction.
In fact it was pretty hard to even get any New Testament scholars to read the manuscript of my new book The Mystery of the Magi-the Quest to Identify the Three Wise Men. They either ignored it or seemed embarrassed that an amateur like me would make a suggestion that the story might be historical.
You see, they all assumed that it was fictional. Therefore, if you assumed a story is fictional and some naive amateur comes along

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