The Star of Bethlehem
Lecture no. 9 from the course: The Remarkable Science of Ancient Astronomy
Taught by Professor Bradley E. Schaefer | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
For centuries, astronomers have struggled to find an explanation for the Star of Bethlehem, recounted in the Gospel of Matthew. Professor Schaefer focuses on a recent theory that has taken scientists and biblical scholars by surprise, due to its success at solving problems that plagued all previous proposals.