The nativity of jesus or birth of jesus is the basis for the christian holiday of christmas and is described in the gospels of luke and matthew the two accounts differ but agree that jesus was born in bethlehem in judea during the reign of king herod the great his mother mary was married to a man named joseph who was descended from king.
An angel tells mary and then joseph of the birth of gods son jesus.
Christmas part 2 of 2 myths surrounding jesus birth as interpreted by progressive christians this topic is continued from the previous essay.
The virgin birth of jesus is a belief held by christiansjews and muslims it says that mary jesus mother was a virgin even after she became pregnant with jesus.
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Was jesus christ born of a virgin roman catholicism has taught the doctrine of perpetual virginity that mary lived gave birth to jesus and remained a virgin through her entire life.
Introduction to matthew 12 and luke 12 the birth of jesus is narrated at the beginning of the gospel of matthew and the gospel of luke but is not mentioned in mark and alluded to very differently in john.
the birth of jesus also called the nativity of christ is a topic of religious significance and scholarly interest according to the christian scriptures the event was miraculous and fulfilled prophecies about the messiah in the hebrew scriptures.
Do the narratives of jesus birth contradict each other are there contradictions between the accounts of the birth of jesus in matthew and luke.