The Mystery of the Magi
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 768 , Segment 2
Episode: Longfellow Christmas
- Dec 2, 2020 7:00 pm
- 4:22 mins
Guest: Daniel Peterson, Professor of Arabic, and founder and long-time editor of the Middle Eastern Texts Initiative, Brigham Young University The Magi have appeared in the traditional Christmas narrative for centuries, bringing their gold, frankincense, and myrrh from faraway lands. But how much do we really know about their origins?