Twelve Days of Christmas #2: Was Jesus born in 1 AD? — Dewayne Bryant

Around Christmastime, we often encounter the assumption that Jesus was born in 1 AD (AD representing the phrase anno Domini, meaning “in the year of the Lord”). Our modern calendars are based on this assumption thanks to a monk named Dionysius Exiguus (c. 470–544). The exact date isn’t quite so clear, because we’re working with […]

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