Nativity Perspectives – Herod

It’s not an episode you will normally see in a school or Church Nativity play, is it? We always see the story told With the Angel Gabriel telling Mary she’s pregnant with the Messiah, Joseph, coming to accept it, the journey to Bethlehem on a donkey, the innkeeper, the stable the shepherds and, of course, …

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Nativity Perspectives – The Magi

The Magi are an integral part of the Christmas story; a part which has been involved in a certain amount of publicity already this year. I refer, of course, to the Greggs Christmas advert where they can be seen presenting gifts to a sausage roll.  Now, let’s be fair to Greggs here. Firstly, the sausage …

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