Transcript of the Eighth Day of Christmas: Pharaoh and the Magicians

One of my supporters has very kindly transcribed this video, the eighth of my series for the twelve days of Christmas. I don’t have time to transcribe my videos myself, so anyone willing to volunteer to transcribe one video every week or fortnight would be greatly appreciated! The transcript is very lightly edited at a few points for the purpose of comprehension.

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The Ninth Day of Christmas: Foreigners in Search of Wisdom

Over the Christmas period, I am posting videos exploring biblical echoes and symmetries in the stories of the nativity in the gospels. In this ninth video I discuss connections between the wise men and the Queen of Sheba. I have more to say about these themes in my book, Echoes of Exodus.

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The Eighth Day of Christmas: Pharaoh and the Magicians

Over the Christmas period, I am posting videos exploring biblical echoes and symmetries in the stories of the nativity in the gospels. In this eighth video I discuss the court of Herod and its relationship to the struggle of the book of Exodus. I have more to say about these themes in my book, Echoes of Exodus.

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