Everyone knows the story of the three wise men who followed a star to bring gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh to the baby Jesus. Most regard the story of these men, the magi, as just that — a story. But what if the Three Wise Men were based on historical figures?
In his new book, The Mystery of the Magi: The Quest to Identify the Three Wise Men, Fr. Dwight Longenecker makes a powerful case that the wise men and their journey are rooted in historical accuracy and not just fanciful imaginations.
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