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“How old was Mary when Jesus was born?”


While the Bible does not specifically state how old Mary was when Jesus was born, most Christian historians speculate that she was around 15—16 years of age at the time of Jesus’ birth. According to Jewish customs at the time, … Continue reading

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“Is Mary the mother of God?”


The phrase “mother of God” originated with and continues to be used in the Roman Catholic Church. One of the topics at the Council of Ephesus in AD 431 was the use of the Greek termTheotókos, or “God-bearer,” in reference … Continue reading

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