Re: [asa] Star of Bethlehem presentation?

From: Murray Hogg <>
Date: Sun Nov 22 2009 - 17:04:39 EST

Dehler, Bernie wrote:
> "You have to read Larson's site but I think he has a good explanation for this. See below. It is a conjunction of Jupiter and Regulas both of which symoblized kings in ancient astrology, and further it happened in the constellation Virgo. As I said this was all dependent on the ancients inferring all this meaning from these events as Larson says but it does seem possible to me."
> It sounds to me that you are saying that God used signs in the heavens according to the ancient religious beliefs of astrology (re: "Jupiter and Regulas both of which symbolized kings in ancient astrology") which is now regarded as superstition or myth by Christians.
Which Christians would that be, Bernie?

Presumably not the ones who wrote the Gospel infancy narratives?
> The logic seems to break down at multiple points...
Yes, rather my thought as well...


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